The latest “Western Water Briefing” is hot off the presses from the Western Water Assessment

Westwide SNOTEL basin-filled map March 12, 2020 via the NRCS.

Click here to read the latest briefing (scroll down):

Despite a relatively dry February and a dry start to March, the snowpack in most of the region remains near normal. Below-average (70-90%) spring-summer streamflow is forecasted for much of the region, while near-average streamflow is forecasted in northern Utah, above-average streamflow is forecasted for the Colorado Headwaters and Yampa River basin, and much-below-average streamflow is forecasted for the San Juan River basin. Drought conditions across the region have changed little in the last month.

West Drought Monitor March 10, 2020.

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