Colorado River Monthly Forecast - Extended Streamflow Prediction


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:National Weather Service, Colorado Basin River Forecast Center, SLC, Utah

:May mid-month Forecast      May 16, 2024

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.B SLC 240801 M DH24/DC2405161800/DVM03/QCVFEZ5
:FLOOD CONTROL RESERVOIR UNREGULATED INFLOW FORECASTS
:1 May through 31 July 2024 (units:: 1000's Acre-Feet)
:Reservoir            Most
:ID   Name            Probable
LKSA3:Lake Mead      :    4587
GLDA3:Lake Powell    :    4367
NVRN5:Navajo         :     300
BMDC2:Blue Mesa Res  :     543
GRNU1:Flaming Gorge  :     701
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:Other Reservoir Unregulated Inflow Forecasts
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:OBSERVED MONTHLY INFLOW VOLUMES PROVIDED BY THE BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
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.B SLC 240531 M DH24/DC2405161800/QCMFEZ5/DRE+1/QCMFEZ5/DRE+2/QCMFEZ5
.B1 DY240801/DVM04/QCVFEZ5
:                               Obs        apr    Forecast       Outlook
:                     jan  feb  mar  apr  %Avg   may   jun   jul apr-jul %Avg
GLDA3:Lake Powell     283  345  455  733   81%: 1500/ 2150/  717/ 5100/:  80%
GBRW4:Fontenelle       29   34   50   85  101%:  120/  275/  140/  620/:  84%
GRNU1:Flaming Gorge    41   57   94  129  103%:  190/  355/  156/  830/:  86%
BMDC2:Blue Mesa        23   24   33   82  105%:  180/  265/   98/  625/:  98%
MPSC2:Morrow Point     25   25   35   91  104%:  192/  280/  102/  665/:  96%
CLSC2:Crystal          27   26   38   96   98%:  210/  307/  107/  720/:  94%
TPIC2:Taylor Park     4.6  3.7  4.1 10.6  121%: 25.0/ 48.0/ 22.4/  106/: 113%
VCRC2:Vallecito       3.7  3.8  5.3   27  115%:   57/   41/   13/  138/:  78%
NVRN5:Navajo         14.3 18.3   31  120   82%:  175/  115/   10/  420/:  67%
LEMC2:Lemon          0.56 0.56 0.88  5.8  104%:   15/   14/  3.2/   38/:  79%
MPHC2:McPhee          2.3  2.8  4.6   23   38%: 55.0/ 42.0/ 12.0/  132/:  52%
RBSC2:Ridgway         3.8  3.5  3.9  6.6   67%: 15.0/ 33.0/ 15.4/   70/:  76%
YDLC2:Deerlodge      17.6   23   57  256  124%:  510/  430/   74/ 1270/: 107%
DRGC2:Durango         8.2  7.6  9.9   34   69%:   85/  116/   40/  275/:  71%
PRSC2:Paonia         1.35  2.0  2.6 13.8   74%: 22.0/ 14.0/  2.2/   52/:  64%
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.END
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:Other
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:OBSERVED MONTHLY INFLOW VOLUMES PROVIDED BY THE BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
:
.B SLC 240531 M DH24/DC2405161800/QCMFEZ5/DRE+1/QCMFEZ5/DRE+2/QCMFEZ5
.B1 DY240701/DVM04/QCVFEZ5
:                               Obs        apr    Forecast       Outlook
:                     jan  feb  mar  apr  %Avg   may   jun   jul mar-jun %Avg
PRSC2-2:Paonia       1.35  2.0  2.6 13.8   74%: 22.0/ 14.0/  2.2/   52.4/:  64%
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.END
                       PRECIPITATION SUMMARY - % OF AVERAGE BY MONTH - WY 2024
RIVER BASIN:             OCT  NOV  DEC  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR
GREEN
   ABV FLAMING GORGE     110   45   80  110  155  140   50
   ABV GRN RVR UT (TOT)   90   55   80  130  170  135   60
COLORADO
   ABV  GRAND JUNCTION   115   55   80  125  120  130   90
   GUNNISON BASIN        115   60   75  120  115  120   60
   DOLORES BASIN          60   55   65  100  125  120   60
   ABV CISCO (TOTAL)     110   55   75  120  120  125   80
SAN JUAN
   ABV BLUFF (TOTAL)      45   55   70   95  135  125   50
ABV LAKE POWELL (TOTAL)   90   55   75  120  135  130   70

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