NIDIS Weekly Climate, Water and Drought Assessment Summary of the Upper Colorado River Basin

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Here are last week’s notes from the Colorado Climate Center. Here’s an excerpt:

For the current water year, most of the Upper Colorado River Basin (UCRB) has received near or above average precipitation. The Four Corners region and valley areas have been the driest, seeing around 50 – 90% of average precipitation. Some of the higher elevations of Utah and Wyoming were around 300% of average at the end of April. The San Luis Valley and the southeastern plains of Colorado have been very dry, receiving less than 50% of average precipitation for the water year in many areas.

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