The Bureau of Reclamation shared their March forecast of the April through July runoff predicted for the Bighorn River Basin that includes Boysen Reservoir, Bull Lake Reservoir, and Wind River in Fremont County.
Reclamation’s predictions are as follows:
Boysen Reservoir – Wind River April through July inflow to Boysen Reservoir is forecast at 700,000 af, which is 113% of the 30-year average of 617,400 af.
Bull Lake Reservoir – April through July snowmelt runoff into Bull Lake Reservoir from Bull Lake Creek is expected to be 145,000 af, which is 101% of the 30-year average of 143,800 af.
Wind River – April through July snowmelt runoff into the Wind River above Bull Lake Creek is expected to be 475,000 af, which is 108% of the 30-year average of 437,900 af.