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Webinar: Extreme Drought and Colorado River Water Supply

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Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 9:00

Wednesday, April 24, 2019. 9:00AM. Webinar: Extreme Drought and Colorado River Water Supply. Paul Miller, NOAA's Colorado Basin River Forecast Center and Heather Patno, Bureau of Reclamation Upper Colorado Region. Sponsored by NOAA. More information here.


The 2018 exceptional drought in the Colorado River Basin was followed by heavy 2018-2019 winter snowpack. What does one winter of good snowfall among many years of dry conditions and exceptional drought mean? This webinar focuses on how the drought affects current basin conditions, the water supply forecast, and critical reservoir operations, including Lake Mead and Lake Powell.

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