Flows in #SanJuanRiver remain above median — The #PagosaSprings Sun #ColoradoRiver #COriver #aridification

Click the link to read the article on the Pagosa Springs Sun website (Josh PIke). Here’s an excerpt:

Stream flow for the San Juan River on Aug. 31 at approximately 9 a.m. was 162 cubic feet per second (cfs), according to the U.S. Geological Service (USGS) National Water Dashboard. This is down from a nighttime peak of 195 cfs at 7:45 p.m. on Aug. 30.

The NIDIS also indicates that the levels of drought in the county have declined significantly from July and early August, with only 36.2 percent of the county being affected by drought, down 64 percent from last month, although there has been no change since last week.

Summer precipitation and percent of normal maps from the High Plains Regional Climate Center (September 3, 2022): Precipitation up and down the spine of the Southern Rockies #COwx