Monthly Report Archive

YBSA Monthly Report January 2023

Storage: The amount of stored water in the 5 reservoirs is at 47% of average. The amount of water at this time is way below last year and below average over the last decade. Mountain rainfall from October through January at the 5 reservoirs is 30% of average.

Natural Resources Conservation Service Snow Telemetry (NRCS SNOTAL): The snow water equivalent for the upper basin is at 94% and 85% at the Naches Basin.

Forecast: The forecast through late January shows a probability for above normal temperatures and above normal precipitation. The U.S. drought monitor indicates a continuation of the drought. For addition information Click Here.

Fish Habitat & Passage Projects: Projects for fish habitat and passage continue but do not include additional increase for instream flow.