Gunnison and Dolores Rivers Outlook

Snow water equivalent dropped by almost 10% in the Dolores River Basin since March 1. Just 70% of average precipitation fell over the basin during March. As a result, streamflow forecasts were lowered slightly from those issued last month. Streamflow forecasts in the Gunnison River Basin remain largely unchanged.

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 - April, 2001
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (
Last Modified: Wednesday, 20-Mar-2024 17:11:07 UTC