@WaterCenterCMU: The latest E-Newsletter is hot off the presses

January 17, 2017 forecast for unregulated water year inflows to Lake Powell via USBR.
January 17, 2017 forecast for unregulated water year inflows to Lake Powell via USBR.

Click here to read the newsletter. Here’s an excerpt:

The snowpack graphs in the latest National Integrated Drought Information System/ Colorado Climate Center water supply and drought briefing show near-vertical lines in sub-basins across the Upper Colorado Basin as snowpack levels vauted from way below to way above average. Read the briefing here. As a result, the Bureau of Reclamation’s Jan 17 forecast for unregulated water year inflows to Lake Powell rose to over 12 million acre feet (maf), according to its weekly Lower Colorado Water Supply Report. That’s up from the Bureau’s 9.5 maf forecast on Jan 4 and 7.83 maf forecast on Dec 1, as reported in its monthly 24-Month Studies.

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