17-DEC-2014  07:48:05    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   2489.79     95671.     157800.        61.       254.       87.
      Kachess     2243.47    159420.     239000.        67.       200.       39.
      Cle Elum    2198.02    254358.     436900.        58.       811.      216.
      Bumping     3417.90     23850.      33970.        70.       315.      652.
      Rimrock     2880.76    102028.     198000.        52.       564.       92.
      Clear Creek 3011.35
      TOTALS                 635327.    1065400.        60.      2144.     1086.

      IRRIGATION DIVERSIONS                    RIVER FLOWS
      ---------------------    CFS             -----------                  CFS
                                               Yakima River at Crystal       98.
      Kittitas                  0.             Yakima River at Easton       313.
      Roza                      0.             Yakima River at Cle Elum    1300.*
      Yakima-Tieton             0.             Teanaway River at Forks      246.
      Wapato                    0.             Yakima River near Horlick    987.
      Sunnyside                 0.             Yakima River near Umtanum   1402.
      MAJOR USERS TOTAL         0.             Yakima River blw Roza Dam    542.*
                                               Naches River nr. Clf'Dell   1448.
      Westside                  0.             Tieton Rvr near Cnl Hdwks    152.
      Naches-Selah              0.             Naches River near Naches    1724.*
      OTHERS ABOVE PARKER     150.             Yakima River near Parker    3595.
                                               Yakima River near Prosser   4400.*
      TOTAL ABOVE PARKER      150.              * = estimated values
      ----------------------------
      Kennewick                 0.

      OTHER CANAL DIVERSIONS
      Wapatox                   0.
      Roza                    879.* generating 
      Chandler                  0.

      UNREGULATED TRIBUTARY & RETURN FLOW ABOVE PARKER     -  -   2660. CFS

      OPERATIONAL COMMENTS: Storage is 150.2% of average (1981-2010).
      ---------------------
      Inflow to the five reservoirs is 117% and releases from the five are 120%                                                                                
      of average. Unregulated flow for the Yakima River nr. Parker is 136% and                                                                                      
      observed flow is 144% of average.                                                                                
      Inflow to the five reservoirs for the 2015 water year to date is 417KAF,                                                                                 
      or 157% and releases from the five is 165KAF, or 118% of average.                                                                                
      Unregulated flow for the Yakima River nr. Parker for the same period is                                                                                
      714KAF, or 150% and observed flow is 368KAF, or 136% of average.                                                                                
      Precipitation at the five reservoirs for the month of December to date is                                                                                
      9.52 inches, or 25.3% of the month's average. Precipitation for the period                                                                                
      October 1st - December 16th is 77.92 inches, or 100.3% of average.                                                                                
      NRCS Snotel sites for the upper Yakima basin are reporting 32% and lower
      basin sites are reporting 34% of average. Data may not provide a valid
      representation of conditions. Click on the link below for the complete
      daily report.
      Cloudy in the passes today with a 50% chance of snow and highs 33 to 37.
      Mostly cloudy tonight with a 50% chance of snow/rain and lows 28 to 32.
      Snow likely tomorrow with highs 33 to 38. Cloudy in the valley today with 
      rain this morning. Highs near 38. Mostly cloudy tonight with a 30% chance 
      of rain and lows near 30.  Patchy freezing fog on Thursday morning then
      mostly sunny with a 30% chance of rain after 4pm and highs near 38.
      No major system changes are scheduled for today.
      For further information contact the River Operator at 509-575-5848, ext:
      227, or click on the link below to visit our homepage.
      Next River Operations Meeting Wednesday, January 7th at 10:30 in the YFO.
      Have a wonderful Wednesday!!!!!!!:>)

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