Report: River Levels Below Normal

by K2 News Desk, 
The final federal report on Wyoming's summer water outlook shows that levels of most major rivers will be considerably below normal. The statewide predicted runoff average is only about 67%, but that figure is better than last year. 
Despite a snowy April, the lower North Platte river is expected to be only 55% of average. The upper North Platte will be about 63%. 
Runoff in the Wind River-Bighorn River should be about 61% of average. 
The lowest major watershed level will be in Southwestern Wyoming, where runoff in the Green River is only expected to 37% of normal.