Released On: February 08, 2013
- Buffalo Bill Reservoir – Shoshone River April through July inflow to Buffalo Bill Reservoir is forecast at 600,000 acre-feet (AF), which is 90 percent of the 30-year-average of 669,000 AF.
- Wind River – April through July snowmelt runoff into the Wind River above Bull Lake Creek is expected to be 350,000 AF, which is 87 percent of the 30-year-average of 404,000 AF.
- Bull Lake Reservoir – April through July snowmelt runoff into Bull Lake Reservoir from Bull Lake Creek is expected to be 125,000 AF, which is 89 percent of the 30-year-average of 140,000 AF.
- Boysen Reservoir – Wind River April through July inflow to Boysen Reservoir is forecast at 400,000 AF, which is 71 percent of the 30-year-average of 562,000 AF.
- Bighorn Lake (Yellowtail Reservoir) – April through July inflow to Yellowtail Reservoir/Bighorn Lake is forecast at 788,000 AF, which is 67 percent of the historic average of 1,174,700 AF.
An acre-foot is the amount of water needed to cover 1 acre (43,560 square feet) 1 foot deep (325,851 gallons or 1,233.5 cubic meters).
For additional information on Buffalo Bill, Boysen and Bull Lake reservoirs, contact Wyoming Area Manager Coleman W. Smith Jr., at 307-261-5671.
For additional information on Yellowtail Reservoir, contact Montana Area Manager Brent Esplin at 406-247-7298.
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