Upper Colorado Mainstem Outlook

January precipitation was 45% of average in the upper mainstem of the Colorado basin. The percent of average snow dropped from near 100% of average on January 1 to 80% of average by February 1. Forecasts for the spring runoff followed suit and now call for approximately 85% of average flows.

April-July streamflow forecasts for the Upper Colorado Mainstem are as follows:

Colorado River (mainstem):
Below Average

Water Supply Outlook for the Upper Colorado - February, 2001
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (http://www.cbrfc.gov)
Last Modified: Tuesday, 06-Feb-2001 20:32:53 UTC