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Intermountain West Drought Early Warning System -
In support of the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), our office regularly monitors drought and climate conditions in the Intermountain West (CO, WY, UT, AZ, NM). Our monitoring efforts include a weekly summary and assessment of conditions and a recommendation to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

March 31, 2020 NIDIS IMW Summary -
We are approaching the peak of snowpack season, and most basins in the Intermountain West are in good snowpack condition. Snowpack in northeast UT, southern WY, and northern CO are well above average, with surrounding areas near average. Warmer than average conditions have dominated over CO and NM this past month.

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