18-APR-2014  07:14:21    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   2511.15    143100.     157800.        91.       983.      485.
      Kachess     2259.70    228610.     239000.        96.       796.      354.
      Cle Elum    2206.36    287847.     436900.        66.      1613.      230.
      Bumping     3414.43     20060.      33970.        59.       512.      415.
      Rimrock     2917.55    177425.     198000.        90.       757.      804.
      Clear Creek 3011.76 
      TOTALS                 857041.    1065400.        80.      4661.     2287.

      IRRIGATION DIVERSIONS                    RIVER FLOWS
      ---------------------    CFS             -----------                  CFS
                                               Yakima River at Crystal      523.*
      Kittitas                305.             Yakima River at Easton      1363.
      Roza                    718.             Yakima River at Cle Elum    1540.
      Yakima-Tieton           141.             Teanaway River at Forks      828.
      Wapato                 1074.             Yakima River near Horlick   3281.
      Sunnyside               751.             Yakima River near Umtanum   3756.
      MAJOR USERS TOTAL      2988.             Yakima River blw Roza Dam   2348.
                                               Naches River nr. Clf'Dell   2136.
      Westside                105.             Tieton Rvr near Cnl Hdwks    787.
      Naches-Selah             79.             Naches River near Naches    3900.
      OTHERS ABOVE PARKER    1060.             Yakima River near Parker    4018.
                                               Yakima River near Prosser   4341.
      TOTAL ABOVE PARKER     4048.
      ----------------------------
      Kennewick               176.

      OTHER CANAL DIVERSIONS
      Wapatox                  60.
      Roza                   1226. 550cfs for generation, gate tucked, all panels down
      Chandler               1463. 1058cfs for generation

      UNREGULATED TRIBUTARY & RETURN FLOW ABOVE PARKER     -  -   5779. CFS

      OPERATIONAL COMMENTS: Storage is 118.6% of average (1981-2010).
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      Inflow to the five reservoirs is 134%, releases from the five are 184% and major
      canal diversions are 126% of average. 
      Unregulated flow for the Yakima River nr. Parker is 121% and observed flow is 130%
      of average. 
      Inflow to the five reservoirs for the water year to date is 820KAF, or 109% and 
      releases from the five is 347KAF, 105% of average. 
      Unregulated flow for the Yakima River nr. Parker for the same period is 1725KAF, or 
      105% and observed flow is 1069KAF, or 102% of average. 
      Major canal diversions for the period March 1st - April 17th is 107KAF, or 118% 
      of average. 
      Precipitation at the five reservoirs for the month of April to date is 5.65 inches, or 
      41.2% of average.
      Precipitation for the period October 1st - April 17th is 192.74 inches, or 101.4% 
      of average. 
      NRCS Snotel sites for the upper Yakima basin are reporting 93% and lower basin sites 
      are reporting 107% of average (no Lost Horse). Click on the link below for the State's 
      daily report. 
      Rain and snow showers in the morning will give way to partly sunny skies in the mountain
      passes today. Snow level 3000 feet with afternoon pass temperatures around 40. Saturday, 
      mostly cloudy with a chance for rain and snow with snow level rising to 5000 feet. 
      Sunny and 62 in the valley today with West winds at 15 to 20mph. Tonight, partly cloudy 
      and 35. Saturday, partly sunny, breezy and 65. 
      Kennewick ID will add 20cfs and Yakima Tieton ID will cut 10cfs today. 
      The KRD 1146 spillway will be ramped back 200cfs this morning and will be shut down 
      completely on Saturday morning. 
      For further information contact the River Operator at 509-575-5848, ext: 219, 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. 
      Have a Good Friday!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) +                  
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      


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