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CW DMAG Update May 1, 2012

The following are the Low Inflow Protocol (LIP) drought indicators as of May 1, 2012:

May 1, 2012
Current Overall Stage = Stage 0
Storage Index (SI): 72.4%
Target Storage Index 75.0%
Ratio 96.6% (Supports Stage 0 Conditions)

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

Ratio= 54.9% (four-month average) (Supports Stage 3 Conditions)
Ratio= 65.0% (six-month average) (Supports Stage 2 Conditions)


US Drought Monitor (three-month average) (Using worst weighted condition method for Drought Monitor)
Three-month Numeric Average =  0.50 (Supports Stage 0 Conditions)

Groundwater Gauges (monthly basis): 

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