#Snowpack news: The Upper #SanJuanRiver is mostly melted-out #runoff #ColoradoRiver #COriver #aridification

Graphic via the NRCS.

From The Pagosa Springs Sun (Chris Mannara):

An email from Pagosa Area Wa- ter and Sanitation District Manager Justin Ramsey indicates that snow water equivalency (SWE) hit 0.0 on May 15, with the median date for SWE to hit 0.0 being June 2…

As of Wednesday, the San Juan River had a reported flow of 1,200 cfs.

That total is below the average for May 20, which is 1,430 cfs, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The highest reported river flow for May 20 was 3,680 cfs, which oc- curred in 1948. The lowest reported river flow came in 1977 when the San Juan River had a flow of 158 cfs.

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