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New Jersey Drought Information - www.njdrought.org

Drought Update: 01/25/2002

Statewide for 2001 rainfall has been below normal for 10 out of 12 months, averaging 9.5 inches below normal for the year. This has resulted in dry conditions, which show up as reduced stream flows, lower lake levels, and declines in ground water levels. These conditions are also prevalent throughout the region.

This message will be change periodically as conditions warrant. For additional information please refer to www.state.nj.us/dep/watersupply. The website also links to the U.S.G.S., New Jersey District web page for stream flow and ground water levels. For additional information on the Delaware River Basin Commission please refer to www.state.nj.us/drbc/.

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