Gunnison and Dolores Rivers Outlook

Precipitation was much below average for the second month in a row. However, streamflow remained near average due to early snowmelt. Although the peak snowpack this year was near average throughout most of the basin, April-July volumes are expected to range from 58-90% of average.

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

Gunnison River:
Below Average

Dolores River:
Below Average

Water Supply Outlook for the Upper Colorado - June, 2000
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (
Last Modified: Monday, 05-Jun-2000 17:40:24 UTC