21-OCT-2014  06:57:49    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   2458.36     43684.     157800.        28.       173.       88.
      Kachess     2231.65    114480.     239000.        48.       169.       42.
      Cle Elum    2161.42    124922.     436900.        29.       478.      223.
      Bumping     3404.32     10618.      33970.        31.       111.      155.
      Rimrock     2834.59*    36520.*    198000.        18.       380.*      90.
      Clear Creek 3011.45
      TOTALS                 330224.*   1065400.        31.      1311.*     598.

      IRRIGATION DIVERSIONS                    RIVER FLOWS
      ---------------------    CFS             -----------                  CFS
                                               Yakima River at Crystal       96.
      Kittitas                  0.             Yakima River at Easton       318.
      Roza                      0.             Yakima River at Cle Elum     585.*
      Yakima-Tieton             0.             Teanaway River at Forks      123.
      Wapato                    0.             Yakima River near Horlick    706.
      Sunnyside               427.             Yakima River near Umtanum   1088.
      MAJOR USERS TOTAL       427.             Yakima River blw Roza Dam   1128.
                                               Naches River nr. Clf'Dell    305.
      Westside                  0.             Tieton Rvr near Cnl Hdwks    100.
      Naches-Selah              0.             Naches River near Naches     412.*
      OTHERS ABOVE PARKER     150.             Yakima River near Parker    1315.
                                               Yakima River near Prosser    792.
      TOTAL ABOVE PARKER      577.             * = estimated values
      ----------------------------
      Kennewick                 0.

      OTHER CANAL DIVERSIONS
      Wapatox                  61.
      Roza                      0. system down for annual maintenance 
      Chandler               1030. all for generation

      UNREGULATED TRIBUTARY & RETURN FLOW ABOVE PARKER     -  -   1293. CFS

      OPERATIONAL COMMENTS: Storage is 125% of average (1981-2010).
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      Inflow to the five reservoirs is 131.5%, releases from the five are 106% and major
      canal diversions are 126% of average. 
      Unregulated flow for the Yakima River nr. Parker is 128% and observed flow is 108% 
      of average. 
      Precipitation at the five reservoirs for the month of October to date is 6.70 inches,
      or 38.2% of the month's average and 59.2% of the month's average to date (water year
      to date).
      Mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers in the mountain passes today. Highs in the 
      low 50's. Rain moves in tonight with rain continuing through Wednesday with 1.5 to 
      2.5 inches of rain possible by Thursday morning. Snow level at 5500 feet rising to 
      6500 feet on Wednesday. 
      Patchy morning fog gives way to mostly sunny skies in the valley today with highs 
      around 60. Tonight, cloudy skies with a chance for rain late. Lows, 43. Wednesday, 
      rain likely with highs around 60 with a Southeast wind at 5 to 15mph. 
      Sunnyside Valley ID will reduce their diversion by about 200cfs today. 
      Roza Lake and Lake Easton draw-down continues today. 
      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, November 3rd at 10:30 in the Yakima Field Office. 
      Enjoy the day!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) +
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      


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