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CW DMAG Update May 1, 2013

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

May 1, 2013

Current Overall Stage = Stage 0
Storage Index (SI): 85.3%
Target Storage Index 75.0%
Ratio 113.8% (Supports Normal Conditions)

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

Ratio= 99.0% (four-month average) (Supports Normal Conditions)
Ratio= 86.7% (six-month average) (Supports Normal Conditions)


US Drought Monitor (three-month average) (Using worst weighted condition method for Drought Monitor)
Three-month Numeric Average =  0.67 (Supports Stage 0 Conditions)

Groundwater Gauges (monthly basis): 

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