The latest E-Newsletter is hot off the presses from the Hutchins Water Center

Click here to read the newsletter. Here’s an excerpt:

There are a lot of warm colors on the maps on the Colorado Basin River Forecasting Center’s Upper Colorado Situational Awareness page, indicating lower to much lower than average moisture conditions. The Center’s forecasted inflow into Lake Powell, as of January 1, is 53% of average. Closer to home, monitoring sites on Grand Mesa are showing a water content in the snowpack of 43% (Mesa Lakes) to 54% (Park Reservoir) of the median for this time of year.

Upper Colorado, Great, Virgin River Basins: Jan 2021 April-July forecast volumes as a percent of 1981-2010 average (50% exceedance probability forecast).

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