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CW DMAG Update - September 1, 2010

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


September 1, 2010
Current Overall Stage = Stage 0 (Low Inflow Watch)
Storage Index (SI): 72.5%
Target Storage Index 75.0%
Ratio 96.7% (Supports Stage 0 Conditions)

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

Ratio= 79.0% (four-month average) (Supports Stage 0 Conditions)

US Drought Monitor (three-month average)(Using weighted averaging method for Drought Monitor)
Three-month Numeric Average = -0.42 (Supports Normal Conditions)

Groundwater Gages: 
All monitored groundwater gage readings are above monthly normal conditions.