Green River Outlook

April precipitation was below to much below average. During April, the percent of average snowpack dropped significantly without producing corresponding rises in streamflow. Therefore, April-July runoff forecasts dropped 5-30% over those issued last month.

April-July streamflow forecasts for the Green River are as follows:

Upper Green River (abv Flaming Gorge):
Below Average

Yampa/White Rivers:
Much Below Average

Lower Green River (blo Flaming Gorge):
Much Below Average

Water Supply Outlook for the Upper Colorado - May, 2000
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (
Last Modified: Thursday, 04-May-2000 22:59:11 UTC