28-AUG-2014  07:04:44    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   2459.34     45056.     157800.        29.        68.      272.
      Kachess     2254.81    207023.     239000.        87.        32.      940.
      Cle Elum    2166.59    141398.     436900.        32.       250.     1632.
      Bumping     3417.20     23060.      33970.        68.       114.      325.
      Rimrock     2912.98    166894.     198000.        84.       286.     1480.
      Clear Creek 3011.44
      TOTALS                 583431.    1065400.        55.       750.     4649.

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

      Kittitas                922.             Yakima River at Easton       300.
      Roza                    828.             Yakima River at Cle Elum    2345.
      Yakima-Tieton           221.             Teanaway River at Forks       15.
      Wapato                 1521.             Yakima River near Horlick   1979.
      Sunnyside              1057.             Yakima River near Umtanum   2706.
      MAJOR USERS TOTAL      4549.             Yakima River blw Roza Dam    796.
                                               Naches River nr. Clf'Dell    445.
      Westside                 72.             Tieton Rvr near Cnl Hdwks   1240.
      Naches-Selah            136.             Naches River near Naches    1754.
      OTHERS ABOVE PARKER    1136.             Yakima River near Parker     567.
                                               Yakima River near Prosser    525.
      TOTAL ABOVE PARKER     5685.
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      Kennewick               249.

      OTHER CANAL DIVERSIONS
      Wapatox                  61.
      Roza                   1906. 1075cfs for generation, gate tucked, 1.5 panels down
      Chandler               1307.  744cfs for generation

      UNREGULATED TRIBUTARY & RETURN FLOW ABOVE PARKER     -  -   1603. CFS

      OPERATIONAL COMMENTS: Storage is 115.1% of average (1981-2010).
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      Inflow to the five reservoirs is 101.6%, releases from the five are 97% and major
      canal diversions are 102.8% of average. 
      Unregulated flow for the Yakima River nr. Parker is 123% and observed flow is 122%
      of average. 
      Precipitation at the five reservoirs for the month of August to date is 7.74 inches, 
      or 244.9% of the month's average. 
      Precipitation for the period October 1st - August 27th is 226.52 inches, or 102.9% 
      of average. 
      Partly sunny and 66 in the mountain passes today. Partly sunny with a chance for an
      afternoon/evening shower with afternoon pass temperatures in the low 60's. 
      Sunny in the valley today with highs in the mid 80's with a West wind at 10 to 15mph. 
      Tonight, clear, windy and 56. Northwest winds at 10 to 20mph with 30mph gusts. Friday,
      mostly sunny, breezy and 81. 
      Wapato IP began reducing their diversion by 400cfs at 02:00 hours this morning. 
      Sunnyside Valley ID will cut 25cfs this morning. Kennewick ID is having a problem with 
      one of their lateral canals and will reduce their diversion by 70cfs to perform repairs.
      Flip/Flop continues today with Cle Elum outflow being reduced about 200cfs and Keechelus 
      outflow by 50cfs as we reduce flows for September spawning. Flows in the Tieton may 
      increase this afternoon. Expect flows in the Tieton to remain in the 1200 to 1600cfs range. 
      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 9 AM. 
      Next River Operations Meeting Wednesday, September 3rd at 10:30 in the Yakima Field Office. 
      Have a nice day!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) +                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      


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