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CW DMAG Update September 15, 2011

The following are the Low Inflow Protocol (LIP) drought indicators as of September 15, 2011:

September 15, 2011
Current Overall Stage = Stage 1
Storage Index (SI): 59.7%
Target Storage Index 75.0%
Ratio 79.6% (Supports Stage 1 Conditions)

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

Ratio= 50.8% (four-month average) (Supports Stage 3 Conditions)
Ratio= 64.2% (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 =  0.17 (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 Stage 3 condition.