Review of the 2003 water year in Colorado, A
During water year 2003, Colorado remained in the grasp of a significant drought. Throughout the year drought conditions improved in portions of the state, while other areas experienced worsening drought conditions. Water year precipitation ranged from well below average across southwestern Colorado, to above average in north Central Colorado. Winter snowpack accumulations followed a similar pattern, and were dominated by a single March storm which brought 3 to 5 feet snow to northeastern Colorado. This storm provided most of the drought relief to the state by improving streamflow volumes to near ...
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Doesken, Nolan J.; Gillespie, Michael A.