30-MAY-2016  07:15:56    US BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
                                    YAKIMA PROJECT
                                SYSTEM STATUS AT 06:00

                  FOREBAY                TOTAL     PERCENT   RESERVOIR RESERVOIR
      RESERVOIR  ELEVATION   CONTENT    CAPACITY   CAPACITY     INFLOW  RELEASES
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------
                       FB         AF          AF         %         CFS       CFS
      Keechelus   2516.24    155830.     157800.        99.       349.      634.
      Kachess     2261.85    238301.     239000.       100.       201.      270.
      Cle Elum    2239.88    436375.     436900.       100.      1237.     1164.
      Bumping     3426.24     34022.      33970.       100.       332.      359.
      Rimrock     2925.84    197590.     198000.       100.       553.      655.
      Clear Cr    3011.40
      TOTALS                1062118.    1065400.       100.      2672.     3082.

      IRRIGATION DIVERSIONS                    RIVER FLOWS
      ---------------------    CFS             -----------                  CFS
      Kittitas                830.
      Roza                    684.             Yakima River at Easton       233.
      Yakima-Tieton           253.             Teanaway River at Forks      246.
      Wapato                 1710.             Yakima River near Horlick   1812.
      Sunnyside               953.             Yakima River near Umtanum   2534.
      MAJOR USERS TOTAL      4431.             Yakima River blw Roza Dam   1470.
                                               Naches River nr. Clf'Dell   1389.
      Westside                 74.             Tieton Rvr belw Cnl Hdwks    456.
      Naches-Selah            129.             Naches River near Naches    1847.
      OTHERS ABOVE PARKER    1129.*            Yakima River near Parker    1086.
                                               Yakima River near Prosser    987.
      TOTAL ABOVE PARKER     5560.             *Estimated
      ----------------------------
      Kennewick               211.

      OTHER CANAL DIVERSIONS
      Wapatox                  56.
      Roza at Headworks       698. ( 0.0 MW) No generation water. All panels are down
      Chandler               1409. ( 7.2*MW) Adjusting for Power subordination Q=1000 CFS

      UNREGULATED TRIBUTARY & RETURN FLOW ABOVE PARKER     -  -   3564. CFS
      ___________________________________________________________________________
      Parameter                    Volume       WY,% avg (today's flows' %s avg)
      ___________________________  ____________  ________________________________
      System Storage,0000hrs today 1062 KAF      114.6%      declining
      System Unregulated flow, WY  1719 KAF       149 %      (2772 cfs, 47%)down ~300
      System Observed flow, WY      825 KAF       158 %      (3155 cfs, 93%)down ~200
      System 5 major diversions, WY 402 KAF        98 %      (4430 cfs, 98%)  up ~ 20 
      Parker Unregulated flow, WY  3747 KAF       154 %      (5412 cfs, 51%)down ~260
      Parker Observed flow, WY     2378 KAF       182 %      (1366 cfs, 35%)down ~180
           
      May System Precipitation,   5.94 in  59.9 % (May),     ( 64.0 % to date, May 1-29)
      WY  System Precipitation, 242.39 in 117.7 % (Oct-May), (118.1 % to date, Oct1-May29)    
      SNOTEL SWE, north Yak 23%** (4/4 reporting), south Yak 45%** (5/7 reporting)
      SNOTEL **Analysis may not provide a valid measure of conditions. Note: Of 11 SNOTEL
      stations only 3 are reporting snow, Olallie Mdws, Pigtail Pk, and Potato Hill.
      For SNOTEL report: http://wcc.sc.egov.usda.gov/reports/SelectUpdateReport.html 
      Mountains: Clear today and tonight, temps will be about 10 degrees warmer, expecting 60
      at White Pass and 62 at Snoq Pass with lows of 41 and 43 respectively. Sunny & warmer Tue.
      Valley: Mostly clear today and tonight, high nr 77, low of 47, Warmer Tue and onward,
      very hot late week. Go to http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/pdt/ for more weather details.
      Flows in the tributaries and main stem of the Yakima River are slowly receding or
      staying somewhat flat except from the Cle flow change and return flows.
      Find flow forecasts at http://www.nwrfc.noaa.gov/rfc/
      Reservoirs: Cle about -70 cfs, otherwise N/C
      Irrigation: No changes scheduled.
      The Storage Control Date could occur as early as June 5 with the current flow trends but
      warmer temperatures are coming. If this brings higher demands the SCD could come
      sooner. This could be offset by additional snowmelt runoff from the higher temperatures
      delaying the SCD.  Tight irrigation operations will help delay the SCDate.
      NRP: The system currently has enough water to meet the existing demands.
      For more data and info call 509 575 5848 ext 252 or go to:
      http://www.usbr.gov/pn/hydromet/yakima/index.html
      The next River Operations meeting is Jun 3, 10:30, in the YFO conf rm.
      With grateful heart to the fallen who have preserved our freedoms. Have a great Memorial Day!

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