Streamflow Forecasts

Northern Water’s Snowpack and Streamflow Comparisons reports show snow-water content comparisons and streamflow forecasts for the watersheds in the Colorado-Big Thompson Project. Northern Water publishes the reports on this page from the beginning of February through the beginning of May. Go to the SnoWatch Snowpack Data page for snowpack data from remote Snowpack Telemetry (SNOTEL) platforms in eight watersheds, covering an area from west of Loveland, CO to east of Kremmling, CO.

 Colorado SNOTEL Statewide Snowpack Map
 Colorado Snowpack Update – All State River Basins

February 2019 Streamflow Forecast
January precipitation within Northern Water's district boundaries was about average, though November through January precipitation remains much below average. As of Feb. 1, Colorado's statewide snowpack was 106 percent of average. The Upper Colorado River basin was 105 percent of average and the South Platte Tributaries were 104 percent of average. Learn more>> 




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