River Statement
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Missoula MT
1131 AM MDT WED JUN 24 2015 /1031 AM PDT WED JUN 24 2015/

     ***RECORD LOW STREAMFLOWS FOR THE END OF JUNE***

Early melt of below average snowpack combined with an extreme lack
of precipitation for the months of April through June are resulting
in record breaking low streamflows for this time of year.

WESTERN MONTANA
                   ..June 24th..   ..June 24th..
USGS Streamgage    New Low Flow    Old Low Flow   Yrs of Record
Prospect Creek     100cfs (2015)   107cfs (1977)      58
St Regis River     169cfs (2015)   290cfs (1915)      37
Bitterroot Rvr    1640cfs (2015)  1710cfs (1992)      30


NORTH CENTRAL IDAHO
                   ..June 24th..   ..June 24th..
USGS Streamgage    New Low Flow    Old Low Flow   Yrs of Record
Lochsa River      1330cfs (2015)  1440cfs (1992)      87
N. Frk Clearwater 1510cfs (2015)  1560cfs (1992)      48
S. Frk Clearwater   72cfs (2015)   123cfs (2007)      41

Statistical data for historic streamflow comparison can be found on
the USGS WaterWatch website at www.waterwatch.usgs.gov

River and lake level forecasts and observations can be found on the
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service website at
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=mso

Additional river forecast and statistical information can be
found on the Northwest River Forecast Center website at
www.nwrfc.noaa.gov



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