Missouri River Basin Update May 6, 2019
System storage is 64.7 MAF; 8.6 MAF of the 16.3 MAF of flood control storage is occupied. About 47% of the flood control storage remains available to store runoff this spring and summer. The plains snow has melted. Mountain snowpack has peaked and is melting. Inflows to Fort Peck and Garrison are expected to increase over the next several weeks (lower right graphic). The 3-Week Forecast and the May 1 monthly study offer the most up-to-date System information – pool levels, inflows and releases. The Gavins Point release schedule and forecast Missouri River flows and stages are posted online as well.