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ABRFC Water Supply

The ABRFC issues water supply forecasts and images monthly from January through May of each year. Colorado forecasts are for the period April through September, while New Mexico forecasts are for the period March through June. New forecasts become available by the fifth working day of that month. These forecasts are used by water management agencies in their decision making processes. These products are both text and graphical.

Forecasts Current Conditions

Western Water Supply Forecast Page

Spring Flood Potential


The National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center (NOHRSC), in Minneapolis, is the National Weather Service (NWS) center of expertise in satellite and airborne remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS) used to support NWS operational hydrology program for the nation. The center provides remotely sensed and GIS hydrology products.

NOHRSC Products for the ABRFC


Spring Flood Potential Supporting Information
Streamflow Soil Moisture Precip/Temp Outlook


Other Water Supply Information