Originally Posted by David Spiegel
Any Arizona experts have further predictions on snow pack and flows?
"As of February 1, the forecast calls for well below normal streamflow in all of the basins for the
spring runoff period, ranging from 37 percent of median in the Salt River near Roosevelt to 56
percent of median in the Little Colorado River above Lyman Lake. The updated streamflow
forecasts are based on several factors, including an exceptionally dry January and an outlook for dry
conditions to persist through the spring."
You can't find too much better of "experts" than the USDA/NRCS....
I'm a little surprised that they are predicting such poor runoff with the basin sitting at 93% of average....
Here is the full report: ftp://ftp-fc.sc.egov.usda.gov/AZ/sno.../Feb1-2012.pdf