28-MAY-2015  08:16:31    US BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
                                    YAKIMA PROJECT
                                SYSTEM STATUS AT 06:00


                  FOREBAY                TOTAL     PERCENT   RESERVOIR RESERVOIR
      RESERVOIR  ELEVATION   CONTENT    CAPACITY   CAPACITY     INFLOW  RELEASES
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                  AF          AF         %         CFS       CFS

      Keechelus   2498.61    114042.     157800.        72.       126.      312.
      Kachess     2258.56    223530.     239000.        94.        74.      795.
      Cle Elum    2234.16    409232.     436900.        94.       664.      950.
      Bumping     3426.12     33866.      33970.       100.       216.      209.
      Rimrock     2925.95    197870.     198000.       100.       563.      530.
      Clear Creek 3011.46
      TOTALS                 978540.    1065400.        92.      1673.     2796.

      IRRIGATION DIVERSIONS                    RIVER FLOWS
      ---------------------    CFS             -----------                  CFS

      Kittitas                910.             Yakima River at Easton       336.
      Roza                      0.             Yakima River at Cle Elum    1350.*
      Yakima-Tieton           242.             Teanaway River at Forks      104.
      Wapato                 1140.             Yakima River near Horlick   1542.
      Sunnyside               800.             Yakima River near Umtanum   1783.
      MAJOR USERS TOTAL      3092.             Yakima River blw Roza Dam   1560.
                                               Naches River nr. Clf'Dell    543.
      Westside                103.             Tieton Rvr near Cnl Hdwks    305.
      Naches-Selah            123.             Naches River near Naches     828.*
      OTHERS ABOVE PARKER    1274.             Yakima River near Parker     583.
                                               Yakima River near Prosser    621.
      TOTAL ABOVE PARKER     4366.             * estimated value
      ----------------------------
      Kennewick               211.

      OTHER CANAL DIVERSIONS
      Wapatox                  55.
      Roza                     82. ramping up for power, gate tucked, all panels down
      Chandler                550. no generation

      UNREGULATED TRIBUTARY & RETURN FLOW ABOVE PARKER     -  -   2153. CFS

      OPERATIONAL COMMENTS: Storage is 106.7% of average (1981-2010).
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      Please Note: The System went on Storage Control and Pro-rationing on April 15th.
      All senior water right holders will receive a 100% supply. Junior water rights 
      holders are currently receiving a 44% supply. All post 1905 water rights holders 
      should be off!
      Inflow to the five reservoirs is 29%, releases from the five are 81% and major 
      canal diversions are 72% of average. 
      Unregulated flow for the Yakima River nr. Parker is 23% and observed flow is 15%
      of average. 
      Precipitation at the five reservoirs for the month of May to date is 6.68 inches, 
      or 67.4% of the month's average. 
      Precipitation for the period October 1st - May 27th is 182.18 inches, or 89% 
      of average. 
      The daily NRCS Snotel report for the state of Washington can be viewed by clicking
      on the link below. 
      Partly sunny with isolated afternoon showers and or thunderstorms in the mountain 
      passes today with highs in the mid 70's. Friday, expect similar conditions but a few
      degrees warmer. 
      Mostly sunny and 85 in the Yakima valley today. Clear and 56 tonight. Mostly sunny 
      and 87 on Friday with a chance for afternoon shower and or thunderstorm.                                                                                        
      Wapato IP cut 100cfs at 4AM this morning. Sunnyside Valley ID will add 40cfs this 
      morning.                                                                                 
      Reservoir releases will continue to be adjusted to meet system demands. 
      For further information contact the River Operator at 509-575-5848, ext: 219, or 
      click on the link below to visit our homepage. 
      All water users MUST notify the River Operator at the above number at least 48 hours 
      prior to any diversion change. Thank you!
      Next River Operations Meeting Friday, June 5th at 10:30 in the Yakima Field Office. 
      Oh Happy Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) +                                                                          
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      


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