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CW DMAG Update - August 31, 2007 Low Inflow Protocol (LIP) Drought Indicators

Storage Index (SI): 52.58%
Target Storage Index = 75.00%
Ratio = 70.11% (Supports Stage 2)

Trend Data:
SI on July 30, 2007 = 64.36%
SI on August 27, 2007 = 53.54%
SI on August 31, 2007 = 52.58%
Loss Rate since July 30, 2007 = 2.58% per week
Loss Rate since August 27, 2007 = 1.68% per week

Streamflow Indicator (six-month average versus historical six-month average):
Ratio = 64% (Supports Stage 2)
No change from August 27, 2007

US Drought Monitor (three-month average)
Three-month Numeric Average = +2.00 (Supports Stage 2)
No change from August 27, 2007

Groundwater Gages:

USGS Langtree current reading = 20.85 ft August 27, 2007 = 20.79 ft
USGS Linville current reading = 2.41 ft August 27, 2007 = 2.60 ft
NCDWR Glen Alpine reading = 9.9 ft  May, 2007 =  8.56 ft

Please remember the CW-DMAG weekly conference call on Tuesday, September 4, 2007 at 10:00 am.  The dial-in numbers are as follows:

Dial-in Information:

Charlotte: 704-382-8080
Toll Free: 866-385-2663
Conferee Code: 221327