Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Current Conditions 5/7/8

Drought Status: NO DROUGHT
Barton Springs = 48 cfs (10-day avg is 52 cfs)
Lovelady Well = 170.4 feet

Unless we get significant rains, we are estimating entry into Alarm Stage Drought as soon as early to mid June. See May 5th blog entry below.

Manchaca Rainfall (year to date, as of 5/7) = 6.8 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"