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

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Here are the notes from this week’s webinar from the Colorado Climate Center.

Here’s an excerpt:

For
 the
 month 
of 
May, 
most 
of 
the 
Upper 
Colorado 
River
Basin
(UCRB) 
has 
received 
an 
inch 
or 
more 
of
 precipitation. The
 higher
elevations 
received 
around 
2 
to 
6 
inches 
of 
moisture 
while 
the 
valleys received 
lower 
amounts. 

Northeast 
CO 
has
 
received 
between 
4 
and 
8
inches 
of 
precipitation since
 the
 beginning 
of 
the 
month. 

Southern
 UT,
southeastern 
CO 
and
 the 
San 
Luis 
Valley 
have 
been 
much 
drier,
 receiving 
less 
than 
an 
inch 
of 
moisture 
for 
the 
month.


More Colorado River basin coverage here.

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