Upper Colorado Mainstem Outlook

Precipitation during May was less than 50% of average in the Upper Colorado basin areas. Many forecasts for the April through July period were lowered slightly due to the dry May. The headwaters of the Upper Colorado are among the driest areas and streams in the Grand Mesa area are among the wettest areas.

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

Colorado River (mainstem):
Below Average

Gunnison River:
Near Average

Dolores River:
Below Average

Water Supply Outlook for the Upper Colorado - June, 1998
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (http://www.cbrfc.gov)
Last Modified: Wednesday, 20-Mar-2024 17:11:05 UTC