“It’s really going to be dependent on what we see in January and February,” said one climatologist. “We’re really going to need an active January and February to make up these deficits and be okay.”
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State leaders are reluctant to volunteer major water cutbacks, trying to soften the blow that could be dealt to growing cities and agricultural economies if new reductions are rolled out.
High mountain snow is melting, filling reservoirs in the Colorado River system. But some of that snow is disappearing before it melts.
“My hope is that they’ll become ambassadors for a healthier way to look at water.”
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Snowpacks are off to a promising start, but many more years of heavy snow are needed to make a serious dent in the drought.
Leaders from Wyoming to New Mexico met to discuss the future of the Colorado River, as the region prepares for a drier future.
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