Snowpack news: The South Platte River basin is dropping against average — 155%

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Snowpack is declining against average in the South Platte River basin down from 156% of average since last week. Here’s the link to the South Platte Graph. The Rio Grande and southern Arkansas River basins are hurting.

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Here’s the link to the May 1 Colorado Basin Outlook Report from the National Resources Conservation Service.

From the Delta County Independent (Hank Lohmeyer):

Rob Fiedler, emergency coordinator for the county, reported to the BoCC Monday that 100 inches of wet snow was just measured at the Trickle Park gauging station. “That’s 130 percent of average,” Fiedler said.

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