Rapidly dropping reservoir levels create a “green light” scenario for river management where conditions shift from a situation to be monitored to a problem that needs to be solved.
• Indy Pass reports a SWE of 7.91 in on Jan. 2, up from 6.5 in last week. • Maximum air temperature dropped from 42°F on Dec. 23 to 31°F on Dec. 27
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“The last 22 years has no 20th-century analogue,” said Brad Udall, senior water and climate research scientist at Colorado State University.