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CW DMAG Update April 1, 2011

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

April 1, 2011
Current Overall Stage = Stage 1
Storage Index (SI): 68.0%
Target Storage Index 66.0%
Ratio 103.0% (Supports Normal Conditions)

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

Ratio= 61.3% (four-month average) (Supports Stage 2 Conditions)
Ratio= 58.1 (six-month average) (Supports Stage 2 Conditions)


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

Groundwater Gauges (monthly basis): 

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