Extended Streamflow Prediction
Issued by NWS Missouri Basin, Pleasant Hill

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MISSOURI  BASIN RIVER  FORECAST  CENTER
WATER  SUPPLY  STATEMENT
ISSUED IN COOPERATION WITH NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE
ISSUED:  JULY 14, 2016


UPPER MISSOURI BASIN

JUNE PRECIPITATION WAS BELOW AVERAGE ACROSS THE UPPER MISSOURI
BASIN.  BASIN PRECIPITATION SUMMARIES FOR THE MISSOURI BASIN INCLUDE:
MILK ST. MARY, 50 PERCENT; MILK CANADA, 45 PERCENT; LOWER MILK, 76
PERCENT; ABOVE TOSTON, 48 PERCENT; TOSTON TO FT. PECK, 45 PERCENT.

OF THE FOUR MAJOR IRRIGATION RESERVOIRS IN MONTANA:  LIMA RESERVOIR
HAD 112 PERCENT AVERAGE STORAGE, CLARK CANYON WAS HOLDING 75 PERCENT OF
AVERAGE WATER, GIBSON RESERVOIR HAD 78 PERCENT OF AVERAGE STORED
WATER, AND FRESNO RESERVOIR HAD 113 PERCENT OF AVERAGE STORED WATER.
THE  MAJOR  HYDROELECTRIC  RESERVOIRS  IN  MONTANA (CANYON  FERRY AND
FORT PECK) HAD MONTHEND STORAGE IN THE ABOVE AVERAGE RANGE; 102 AND
111 PERCENT OF AVERAGE WATER, RESPECTIVELY.

YELLOWSTONE BASIN

PRECIPITATION DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE WAS ABOUT 30 PERCENT OF
AVERAGE IN THE WIND RIVER BASIN ABOVE BOYSEN RESERVOIR, 37 PERCENT
OF AVERAGE IN THE UPPER YELLOWSTONE BASIN, 29 PERCENT OF AVERAGE
IN THE BIGHORN BASIN, AND 20 PERCENT OF AVERAGE IN THE LITTLE
BIGHORN BASINS-UPPER TONGUE BASINS, 33 PERCENT OF AVERAGE IN THE
POWDER RIVER BASIN, AND 40 PERCENT OF AVERAGE IN THE LOWER
YELLOWSTONE BASIN.

MONTHEND STORAGE WAS 96 PERCENT OF AVERAGE AT BIGHORN RESERVOIR ON
THE WYOMING/MONTANA BORDER.

PLATTE BASIN

PRECIPITATION DURING JUNE IN THE PLATTE BASIN WAS NEAR
AVERAGE.  JUNE PRECIPITATION IN THE NORTH PLATTE BASIN
ABOVE SEMINOE RESERVOIR WAS 33 PERCENT OF AVERAGE.  IN THE
NORTH PLATTE BASIN BETWEEN SEMINOE RESERVOIR AND GUERNSY
RESERVOIR PRECIPITATION WAS 35 PERCENT OF AVERAGE. THE NORTH
PLATTE BASIN BELOW GUERNSY RESERVOIR HAD 19 PERCENT OF AVERAGE
PRECIPITATION. THE HIGH ELEVATIONS OF THE SOUTH PLATTE BASIN HAD
93 PERCENT OF AVERAGE JUNE PRECIPITATION WHEREAS THE PLAINS
HAD 58 PERCENT OF AVERAGE PRECIPITATION.

STORED WATER IN THE SOUTH PLATTE BASIN WAS 111 PERCENT OF AVERAGE.


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