Gunnison and Dolores Rivers Outlook

Much below average precipitation has persisted since October in these basins with October at 17%, November at 18%, and December at 50% of average. As a result, spring runoff forecasts are mostly much below average, ranging from 45% to 73% of average.

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 - January, 2000
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (
Last Modified: Wednesday, 20-Mar-2024 17:11:06 UTC