26-SEP-2016  07:08:22    US BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
                                    YAKIMA PROJECT
                                SYSTEM STATUS AT 06:00

                  FOREBAY                TOTAL     PERCENT   RESERVOIR RESERVOIR
      RESERVOIR  ELEVATION   CONTENT    CAPACITY   CAPACITY     INFLOW  RELEASES
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                       FB         AF          AF         %         CFS       CFS
      Keechelus   2448.01     29603.     157800.        19.        52.      101.
      Kachess     2232.50    117560.     239000.        49.        51.     1182.
      Cle Elum    2140.32     64952.     436900.        15.       137.      216.
      Bumping     3406.44     12386.      33970.        36.        45.      158.
      Rimrock     2868.29     81155.     198000.        41.       228.     1610.
      Clear Cr    3011.32
      TOTALS                 305656.    1065400.        29.       513.     3266.

      IRRIGATION DIVERSIONS                    RIVER FLOWS
      ---------------------    CFS             -----------                  CFS
      Kittitas               1051.
      Roza                    472.             Yakima River at Easton       245.
      Yakima-Tieton           150.             Teanaway River at Forks       15.
      Wapato                 1061.             Yakima River near Horlick    812.
      Sunnyside               718.             Yakima River near Umtanum   1196.
      MAJOR USERS TOTAL      3453.             Yakima River blw Roza Dam    639.
                                               Naches River nr. Clf'Dell    252.
      Westside                 64.             Tieton Rvr belw Cnl Hdwks   1500.
      Naches-Selah            116.             Naches River near Naches    1594.
      OTHERS ABOVE PARKER     873.             Yakima River near Parker     484.
                                               Yakima River near Prosser    530.
      TOTAL ABOVE PARKER     4326.
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      Kennewick               202.

      OTHER CANAL DIVERSIONS
      Wapatox                  58.
      Roza at Headworks       495.  Gate tucked, 1.5 panels down.
      Chandler               1247.  Generating 5.6 MW.

      UNREGULATED TRIBUTARY & RETURN FLOW ABOVE PARKER     -  -   1543. CFS

      OPERATIONAL COMMENTS:  Storage is 93.8% of average (1981, 2010).
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      Inflow to the five reservoirs is 92% and releases from the five is 103% of 
      average.  Major canal diversions is 98% of average.  Unregulated flow for the 
      Yakima R nr Parker is 76% and regulated flow is 110% of average.  Inflow to the 
      five reservoirs for the Water Year to date (Oct. 01 to Sep. 25) is 2062KAF, or 
      125% of average and releases from the five is 1923KAF, or 118% of average.
      Unregulated flow for the Yakima R nr Parker for the same period is 4268KAF, or 
      132% of average and regulated flow is 2428KAF, or 161% of average.
      Precipitation at the five reservoirs for Sep. to date is 6.40 inches, or 106% 
      of average and 88% of the months average.  Precipitation for the Water Year to 
      date is 254.77 inches, or 113% of average.  
      The mountians will be sunny.  High near 80 degrees.  The valleys will be sunny.
      High near 90 degrees.  Southeast wind 5 MPH.  For the complete forecast go to 
      http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/pdt/.
      Reservoir releases will be adjusted to meet system demands.
      Attention:  The 1146 Spillway nr Thorp is currently passing 175 CFS, boaters and 
      rafters please use extreme caution and portage around the spillway area.
      Irrigation diversion changes must be coordinated with the YFO, please allow 48 
      hours advance notice.  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.
      The next River Operations meeting is Oct. 5, at 10:30 am at the YFO.
      Have a good day!!!!!:>)


                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      


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