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Me. A study from C U Boulder just came out about this. So the issue really isn't about how much snow pack we ended up having, but really, how much of that snow pack is going to turn around and become water that enters our streams and our rivers. We're looking at some forecasts show that The water levels. The stream levels in Colorado could be just below 50% of what they normally are. This is particularly areas like for example, South western Colorado, Um and these are the basis that really need to have this water that ends up being used by us. So with the snowpack melting a little earlier, but there not being enough The soil being dry like I think one of our other reporters mentioned earlier. It means that there's less water that is available to help out with a lot of different things, which is, you know wildfires, which is with agriculture with which is with water that is actually available to drink. So again, another kind of dire picture about how the snowpack is really not being enough for Colorado. Right now we're talking with climate and environment Reporter for Colorado Public Radio, Miguel Oh, Tarawa. Joining us to talk about what's happening in Colorado, just one of the states that's represented on this regional Colin special on this Earth Day it's living through the climate emergency. It's a regional public radio special. I'm Larry Mantle of NPR member station KPCC in Los Angeles.