Gunnison and Dolores Rivers Outlook

A decrease in snowpack within these basins since February 1 coupled with a weather outlook calling for continued dry and hot conditions led to a decrease in April through July forecast volumes over those issued last month.

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

Gunnison River:
Below Average

Dolores River:
Much Below Average

Water Supply Outlook for the Upper Colorado - March, 1999
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (
Last Modified: Friday, 05-Mar-1999 20:37:15 UTC