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Inflows into Wind River, Bull Lake and Boysen predicted lower this year

Inflows into Wind River, Bull Lake and Boysen predicted lower this year

(Mills, Wyo.) - Inflows into the Big Wind River and reservoirs downstream in Fremont County are predicted to be from 64 to 80 percent of the 30-year-average, according to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. In a news release this week, the BOR released the following predictions for the April through May run-off season. • Wind River – April through July snowmelt runoff into the Wind River above Bull Lake Creek is expected to be 300,000 acre feet (af), which is 74 percent of the 30 year average of 405,400 af. • Boysen Reservoir - Wind River April through July inflow to Boysen Reservoir is forecast at 350,000 af, which is 64 percent of the 30 year average of 548,300 af. • Bull Lake Reservoir - April through July snowmelt runoff into Bull Lake Reservoir from Bull Lake Creek is expected to be 110,000 af, which is 80 percent of the 30 year average of 138,200 af. For additional information on Boysen and Bull Lake reservoirs, contact Wyoming Area Manager Carlie Ronca at 307-261-5671. *Feature Photo: Boysen Reservoir in summer. (Josh McFarland / Pitchengine Communities)* #county10 #springcity #news