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Inflows into Basin Reservoirs predicted lower

*Feature Photo: Runoff from the mountains into area rivers and reservoirs is predicted to be lower than the 30 year average. (Pitchengine Communities) * (Billings, MT) - The Bureau of Reclamation's March forecast for the April through July runoff predicted for the Wind/Bighorn River Basins is as follows: • *Wind River *– April through July snowmelt runoff into the Wind River above Bull Lake Creek is expected to be 300,000 af, which is 73 percent of the 30 year average of 409,500 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. • *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. • *Bighorn Lake* - Bighorn River April through July inflow to Bighorn Lake is forecast at 625,700 acre-feet (af), which is 56 percent of the 30 year average of 1,114,300 af. • *Buffalo Bill Reservoir* - Shoshone River April through July inflow to Buffalo Bill Reservoir is forecast at 600,000 af, which is 87 percent of