Green River Outlook

April 1 snowpack conditions remain much below average in most areas of the Green River Basin due to a drier than average March. Warm conditions also initiated low elevation snowmelt basin wide and up to 9000 feet in the Duchesne River Basin. As a result, forecasts for the April-July runoff were reduced in most locations. Runoff volumes are expected to range mostly between 45 and 75 percent of the 1961-90 average.

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

Upper Green River (abv Flaming Gorge):
Much Below Average

Yampa/White Rivers:
Below Average

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

Water Supply Outlook for the Upper Colorado - April, 2001
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (
Last Modified: Thursday, 05-Apr-2001 19:31:31 UTC