23-APR-2014  07:12:32    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   2511.17    143148.     157800.        91.       706.      881.
      Kachess     2259.87    229376.     239000.        96.       650.      695.
      Cle Elum    2209.49    300699.     436900.        69.      1501.      230.
      Bumping     3414.77     20417.      33970.        60.       448.      415.
      Rimrock     2917.27    176768.     198000.        89.       773.      804.
      Clear Creek 3011.73
      TOTALS                 870408.    1065400.        82.      4078.     3024.

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

      Kittitas                656.             Yakima River at Easton      1550.
      Roza                    663.             Yakima River at Cle Elum    1610.
      Yakima-Tieton            89.             Teanaway River at Forks      716.
      Wapato                 1221.             Yakima River near Horlick   3026.
      Sunnyside               713.             Yakima River near Umtanum   3756.
      MAJOR USERS TOTAL      3342.             Yakima River blw Roza Dam   2278.
                                               Naches River nr. Clf'Dell   1870.
      Westside                108.             Tieton Rvr near Cnl Hdwks    829.
      Naches-Selah            104.             Naches River near Naches    3458.
      OTHERS ABOVE PARKER    1201.             Yakima River near Parker    3983.
                                               Yakima River near Prosser   4044.
      TOTAL ABOVE PARKER     4543.
      ----------------------------
      Kennewick               198.

      OTHER CANAL DIVERSIONS
      Wapatox                  62.
      Roza                   1451. 780cfs for generation, gate tucked, all panels down
      Chandler               1471. 1020cfs for generation

      UNREGULATED TRIBUTARY & RETURN FLOW ABOVE PARKER     -  -   5502. CFS

      OPERATIONAL COMMENTS: Storage is 116.9% of average (1981-2010).
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      Inflow to the five reservoirs is 108%, releases from the five are 239% and major 
      canal diversions are 116% of average. 
      Unregulated flow for the Yakima River nr. Parker is 96% and observed flow is 132%
      of average. 
      Inflow to the five reservoirs for the water year to date is 860KAF, or 109% and 
      releases from the five is 373KAF, or 109% of average. 
      Unregulated flow for the Yakima River nr. Parker for the same period is 1808KAF, or 
      105% and observed flow is 1108KAF, or 103% of average. 
      Major canal diversions for the period March 1st - April 22nd is 138KAF, or 118% 
      of average. 
      Precipitation at the five reservoirs for the month of April to date is 8.63 inches, 
      or 62.9% of the month's average. 
      Precipitation for the period October 1st - April 22nd is 195.72 inches, or 101.7% 
      of average. 
      NRCS Snotel sites for the upper Yakima basin are reporting 96% and lower basin sites
      are reporting 111% of average (no Lost Horse). Click on the link below for the State's 
      complete daily report. 
      Rain and snow in the mountains today and tonight with snow level around 3500 feet with 
      afternoon pass temperatures in the 30's to low 40's. Thursday, rain and snow with snow
      level around 4000 feet. 
      Skies are forecast to become mostly cloudy in the valley today with a chance for a shower
      along with Southwest winds at 10 to 15mph. Highs around 60. Tonight, cloudy with a good 
      chance for rain after midnight with lows of 43 and West winds of 10mph. Thursday, mostly 
      cloudy and windy with a good chance for rain. Highs around 62. 
      Yakima Tieton ID will add 20cfs this morning. The Roza Reach Study will continue through 
      Thursday with flows of 2200 to 2300cfs. Reservoir releases may be adjusted for Lake elevations.
      For further information contact the River Operator at 509-575-5848, ext: 219, or 227, or 
      click on the link below to visit our homepage. 
      Next River Operations Meeting Monday, May 5th at 10:30 in the Yakima Field Office. 
      Enjoy your Wednesday!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) +      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      


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