Thursday, April 24, 2008

Current Conditions 4/24/08

Drought Status: NO DROUGHT
Barton Springs = 46 cfs (10-day avg is 47 cfs)
Lovelady Well = 168.8 feet

Unless we get significant rains, we are estimating entry into Alarm Stage Drought in early to mid June.

Manchaca Rainfall (year to date, as of 4/24) = 4.9 inches

U.S. Drought Monitor indicates "abnormally dry" conditions (note, this is a meteorological drought index).

U.S. Seasonal Outlook indicates our area is within a region mapped as "Drought ongoing, some improvement"