Utah Peak Snowpack Well Above Median

by | Apr 3, 2024 | News | 0 comments

Today is considered the annual peak for state snowpack and even after a slow start to winter, state snowpack landed well above average. As of April 1st, the state snowpack was recorded at 132 percent of the median. Specific to the Uintah Basin, the Snow Water Equivalent as of April 2nd reported the Northeastern Uintas at 121 percent and Duchesne at 133 percent. The average of Utah reservoirs is 86 percent full as of April 1st and all of Utah’s reservoirs are expected to fill this year with the exception of Lake Powell and Flaming Gorge. Flaming Gorge measured on April 1st at an elevation of 6,027 feet which is up 20.84 feet from one year ago. Total inflows equal 526,373 acre feet for water year 2024. This is 119 percent of the average of 439,045 acre feet. Total releases so far for water year 2024 from Flaming Gorge is 612,761 acre feet. 

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