March 11, 2013
forecast for the Lake Chelan Basin shows further evidence that the PUD is in for a lower water year than
originally predicted. Perhaps El Nino is in effect after all. It now appears that runoff for the PUD will fall
somewhere in the low 90th percentiles, when it was more like 125 percent one year ago.
Isaac Kaplan-Woolner has more
on the latest PUD water predictions, and how they are used.