Flaming Gorge

Flaming Gorge Reservoir

Current Status

Last Updated: December 5, 2023

As of December 4, 2023 (end of day), Flaming Gorge Reservoir pool elevation is 6028.83 feet, which amounts to 88 percent of live storage capacity. Unregulated inflow volume for the month of November is approximately 64,000 acre-feet (af), which is 130 percent of the average November unregulated inflow volume.

Flaming Gorge Dam operations are in an average hydrologic classification for the month of December and are projected to remain in the average hydrologic classification through the remainder of the base flow period. The winter average daily release remains within the average hydrologic classification range of 1,500 cfs to 2,400 cfs in Reach 2, measured at the Jensen USGS Gage. Current average daily release is approximately 2,120 cfs. This data is considered the most likely scenario given the current forecast, is general, and is subject to changing conditions.

The December unregulated inflows into Flaming Gorge for the next three months projects near average. December, January, and February forecasted unregulated inflow volumes 42,000 af (127 percent of average), 48,000 af (119 percent of average), and 50,000 af (110 percent of average), respectively.

To view the most current reservoir elevation, content, inflow and release, click on: Flaming Gorge Reservoir Data.

Working Group Meetings

The Flaming Gorge Working Group is an open public forum for information exchange between Reclamation and the stakeholders of Flaming Gorge Dam. The public is encouraged to attend and comment on the operations and plans presented by Reclamation at these meetings. Meeting notes from past Working Group meetings are posted on the Working Group webpage. For more information on this group and these meetings please contact Alex Pivarnik at 385-475-8329.

Reclamation is planning to hold Flaming Gorge Working Group meetings tentatively on March 21, 2024 and April 17, 2024, at 10:00 am (and Teams virtual meeting). The location is TBD.

Past working group meeting summaries can be accessed on the  Working Group pages.


Please contact the Operations Group via e-mail at ResourceMgr@usbr.gov for additional information.

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Last Updated: 6/15/23