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CW DMAG Update March 1, 2013

The following are the Low Inflow Protocol (LIP) drought indicators as of March 1, 2013:

March 1, 2013

Current Overall Stage = Stage 0
Storage Index (SI): 78.3%
Target Storage Index 61.0%
Ratio 128.3% (Supports Normal Conditions)

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

Ratio= 86.1% (four-month average) (Supports Normal Conditions)
Ratio= 81.2% (six-month average) (Supports Stage 0 Conditions)


US Drought Monitor (three-month average) (Using worst weighted condition method for Drought Monitor)
Three-month Numeric Average =  1.42 (Supports Stage 1 Conditions)

Groundwater Gauges Recovery Stage (monthly basis): 

The Langtree groundwater gauge reading is in Stage 1 Condition.
The Glen Alpine groundwater gauge reading is in Normal Condition.