Gunnison and Dolores Rivers Outlook

A 20% decrease in snowpack within these basins since March 1 led to an overall 15% decrease in April through July volume forecasts over those issued last month.

April-July streamflow forecasts for the Gunnison and Dolores Rivers are as follows:

Gunnison River:
Much Below Average

Dolores River:
Much Below Average

Water Supply Outlook for the Upper Colorado - April, 1999
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (
Last Modified: Wednesday, 20-Mar-2024 17:11:06 UTC