Missouri River Basin Update July 7, 2020
System storage is 61.5 MAF (upper right quadrant). The storage is expected to peak in the next week or two. The July 1 runoff forecast is 31.2 MAF; average runoff is 25.8 MAF. Mountain snowpack has essentially melted. The Climate Prediction Center is forecasting warmer-than-normal and drier-than-normal conditions throughout the Basin for the next couple weeks. Refer to the 3-Week Forecast for the most up-to-date System information –pool levels, inflows and releases. The GavinsPoint release was reduced from 33,000 cfsto 30,000 cfs this morning. We expect releases to remain at that level for the next several weeks.

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