Upper Colorado Mainstem Outlook


Late summer and early fall precipitation was much above normal in the Upper Colorado. November precipitation was near average and December fell to much below average. Forecasts for the spring runoff call for mostly near to below average flows.

April-July streamflow forecasts for the Upper Colorado Mainstem are as follows:

Colorado River (mainstem):
Near Average

Gunnison River:
Near Average

Dolores River:
Below Average


Water Supply Outlook for the Upper Colorado - January, 1998
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (http://www.cbrfc.gov)
Last Modified: Thursday, 08-Jan-1998 14:37:38 MST