19-SEP-2014  07:24:28    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   2458.23     43502.     157800.        28.        63.       93.
      Kachess     2243.76    160580.     239000.        67.        61.     1232.
      Cle Elum    2161.66    125672.     436900.        29.       168.      230.
      Bumping     3411.09     16650.      33970.        49.        62.      183.
      Rimrock     2877.75     96770.     198000.        49.       226.     1983.
      Clear Creek 3011.45
      TOTALS                 443174.    1065400.        42.       580.     3720.

      IRRIGATION DIVERSIONS                    RIVER FLOWS
      ---------------------    CFS             -----------                  CFS
                                               Yakima River at Crystal       92.
      Kittitas               1081.             Yakima River at Easton       229.
      Roza                    650.             Yakima River at Cle Elum     580.
      Yakima-Tieton           208.             Teanaway River at Forks       18.
      Wapato                 1107.             Yakima River near Horlick    796.
      Sunnyside               820.             Yakima River near Umtanum   1196.*
      MAJOR USERS TOTAL      3865.             Yakima River blw Roza Dam    475.*
                                               Naches River nr. Clf'Dell    280.
      Westside                 68.             Tieton Rvr near Cnl Hdwks   1864.
      Naches-Selah            124.             Naches River near Naches    1928.*
      OTHERS ABOVE PARKER     953.             Yakima River near Parker     430.
                                               Yakima River near Prosser    628.
      TOTAL ABOVE PARKER     4818.             estimated values = *
      ----------------------------
      Kennewick               214.

      OTHER CANAL DIVERSIONS
      Wapatox                  55.
      Roza                    684. No generation
      Chandler                778. 300cfs for generation

      UNREGULATED TRIBUTARY & RETURN FLOW ABOVE PARKER     -  -   1528. CFS

      OPERATIONAL COMMENTS: Storage is 122.4% of average (1981-2010).
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      Inflow to the five reservoirs is 74%, releases from the five are 107% and major
      canal diversions are 99% of average. 
      Unregulated flow for the Yakima River nr. Parker is 65% and observed flow is 97%
      of average.
      Inflow to the five reservoirs for the water year to date is 1804KAF, or 110% and 
      releases from the five is 1742KAF, or 110% of average. 
      Unregulated flow for the Yakima River nr. Parker for the same period is 3371KAF, or 
      105% and observed flow is 1677KAF, or 107% of average. 
      Precipitation a the five reservoirs for the month of September to date is 0.89 inches,
      or 28.2% of the month's average. 
      Precipitation for the period October 1st - September 18th is 227.86 inches, or 101.3%
      of average. 
      Partly sunny with a chance for a morning shower in the mountain passes today with 
      afternoon highs around 65. Saturday, sunny and 79. 
      Mostly sunny in the valley today with highs in the low 80's and a West wind at 5mph. 
      Tonight, clear and 52. Saturday, sunny and 86. 
      No Irrigation District changes scheduled today. Flows in the Tieton River may increase
      a little this afternoon to meet system demands. flows will stay in the 1800 to 2000cfs
      range through the weekend. Adjustments will be made at Clear Creek Dam this morning 
      for lake elevation. The KRD 1146 Spillway is currently operating with approximately
      250cfs. Please take proper precautions when boating or rafting in the area. Thank you!
      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!
      The Yakima River Flip/Flop Hotline (509-575-5854) is updated Monday - Friday around 9AM.
      Next River Operations meeting Monday, October 6th at 10:30 in the Yakima Field Office. 
      Have a nice day!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) +
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      


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