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CW DMAG Update January 1, 2011

The following are the Low Inflow Protocol (LIP) drought indicators as of January 1, 2011:

January 1, 2011
Current Overall Stage = Stage 1
Storage Index (SI): 62.6%
Target Storage Index 61.0%
Ratio 102.6% (Supports Normal Conditions)

Streamflow Indicator
(four-month average versus historical four-month average)

Ratio= 52.5% (four-month average) (Supports Stage 3 Conditions)
Ratio= 57.7% (six-month average) (Supports Stage 2 Conditions)


US Drought Monitor (three-month average) (Using weighted averaging method for Drought Monitor)
Three-month Numeric Average =  1.00 (Supports Stage 1 Conditions)

Groundwater Gauges (monthly basis): 

The Langtree groundwater gauge reading is above normal conditions.
The Glen Alpine groundwater gauge reading is in Stage 1 conditions.