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CW DMAG Update - October 1, 2010

The following are the Low Inflow Protocol (LIP) drought indicators as of September 1, 2010:

October 1, 2010
Current Overall Stage = Stage 1
Storage Index (SI): 64.9%
Target Storage Index 75.0%
Ratio 86.5% (Supports Stage 1 Conditions)

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

Ratio= 64.6% (four-month average) (Supports Stage 2 Conditions)

US Drought Monitor (three-month average)(Using weighted averaging method for Drought Monitor)
Three-month Numeric Average = -0.17 (Supports Normal Condition)

Groundwater Gauges (monthly basis): 

The Langtree groundwater gauge reading is above normal conditions.
The Glen Alpine groundwater gauge reading is in Stage 2 conditions.