Flaming Gorge

Flaming Gorge Reservoir

Current Status

Last Updated: January 8, 2020

As of January 7, 2020, Flaming Gorge Reservoir pool elevation is 6029.09 feet, which amounts to 88 percent of live storage capacity.  Inflows for the month of December 71,740 acre-feet (af) or 122 percent of average.  The average daily releases are planned to be sustained at 2150 cfs until the beginning of March 2020.    

The January final forecast for unregulated inflows into Flaming Gorge for the next three months projects near average conditions. January, February and March forecasted unregulated inflow volumes at 43,000 af (107 percent of average), 46,000 af (103 percent of average), and 100,000 af (98 percent of average), respectively. 

The January water supply forecast of the April through July unregulated inflow volume into Flaming Gorge Reservoir is 830,000 acre-feet (85 percent of average).  Current snowpack is 105 percent of median for the Upper Green Basin.

To view the most current reservoir elevation, content, inflow and release, click on: Flaming Gorge Reservoir Data.

Working Group Meetings

The Flaming Gorge Working Group is an open public forum for information exchange between Reclamation and the stakeholders of Flaming Gorge Dam. The public is encouraged to attend and comment on the operations and plans presented by Reclamation at these meetings. Meeting notes from past Working Group meetings are posted on the Working Group webpage. For more information on this group and these meetings please contact Dale Hamilton at 801-379-1186 or Paul Davidson at 801-524-3642.

Reclamation is planning to hold the Pre-Flaming Gorge Working Group meeting on March 19, 2020 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Uintah Conference Center in Vernal UT (313 East 200 South).  The Flaming Gorge Working Group meeting to review stakeholders comments and input is scheduled for April 16, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Carbon County Event Center, 450 S Fairgrounds Rd, Price, UT 84501, USA.

Past working group meeting summaries and can be accessed on the Working Group pages.


Please contact the Operations Group via e-mail at ResourceMgr@usbr.gov for additional information.

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Last Updated: 1/8/20