The model run results cover the period February 12 through March 4 and are based on the following assumptions:

Common Assumptions

1. CCFB Gates are operating to Priority 3 for the forecast period.
2. The Delta Cross Channel gates are closed for the entire forecast period.
3. Suisun Marsh salinity control flashboards are in and the three salinity control gates are in open position throughout the forecast period.
4. San Joaquin River flow at Vernalis is at 6006 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to peak at 12500 cfs then decrease to 5000 cfs by the end of the forecast period.
5. San Joaquin River EC at Vernalis is at 378 umhos/cm at the beginning of the forecast period and is estimated to increase to 419 umhos/cm at the end of the forecast period.
6. Sacramento River flow at Freeport is at 44117 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to peak at 81692 cfs then increase to 50050 cfs by the end of the forecast period.
7. CCFB is at 2895 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to increase to 3500 cfs by the end of the forecast period.
8. Export at Jones Pumping Plant is at 3540 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to increase to 4200 cfs by the end forecast period.