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Lat: 38.77N, Lon: 112.08W
Wx Zone: UTZ014 CWA Used: SLC

Utah Drought Monitor

The Utah Drought monitor is a subset of the United States Monitor, issued every Thursday morning, based on drought conditions the previous Tuesday. The map below shows the current drought level around the state, and the percent of Utah land area in each drought level compared to the previous week.

Read an explanation of the drought intensities and what they mean.

Utah Drought Monitor

Utah Hydrologic Information Statement

Note that if drought conditions are not being experienced, or in the case of river flooding or heavy rain, this statement may be used to indicate river flows or flood potential.

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UTAH
WATER SUPPLY SUMMARY
150 PM MDT WED MAR 19 2014

FLOOD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK FOR UTAH                                 
            
THE 2014 SPRING RUNOFF FLOOD POTENTIAL DUE TO SNOWMELT IS NOT HIGH 
AT THIS TIME FOR THE GREAT BASIN, AS WELL AS THE SEVIER, VIRGIN, 
PRICE/SAN RAFAEL, AND THE DUCHESNE RIVER BASINS.

NO SITES ARE CURRENTLY FORECASTED TO REACH FLOOD STAGE AT THIS TIME.

SLIGHTLY ABOVE AVERAGE PEAKS MAY BE ANTICIPATED IN THE BEAR AND 
WEBER RIVER BASIN AREAS, WHILE BELOW AVERAGE TO NEAR AVERAGE PEAKS 
MAY BE ANTICIPATED THROUGHOUT THE REST OF THE STATE.

CURRENT VOLUME FORECASTS FOR THE APRIL THROUGH JULY RUNOFF PERIOD 
ARE BELOW AVERAGE TO NEAR AVERAGE FOR MUCH OF THE STATE.  IN 
PARTICULAR, VOLUME FORECASTS IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE STATE 
ARE WELL BELOW AVERAGE.

IT SHOULD BE EMPHASIZED THAT SNOW ACCUMULATION CONDITIONS COULD 
CHANGE SIGNIFICANTLY BEFORE RUNOFF BEGINS. ALTHOUGH SPRING 
TEMPERATURES AFFECT THE PATTERN OF SNOWMELT RUNOFF AND CONSEQUENTLY 
THE MAGNITUDE OF PEAK FLOWS, PEAK FLOWS ALSO ROUGHLY CORRESPOND TO 
VOLUMETRIC FLOWS. IT IS ALSO IMPORTANT TO KEEP IN MIND THAT AN 
EXTENDED PERIOD OF MUCH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES OR HEAVY RAINFALL 
DURING THE MELT PERIOD CAN CAUSE OR EXACERBATE FLOODING PROBLEMS IN 
ANY YEAR.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL BE DISSEMINATED AS CONDITIONS EVOLVE.

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BRIAN MCINERNEY
HYDROLOGIST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE