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SERIOUS DROUGHT EXPECTED

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From every angle, the state's water supply indicates a serious 1990 drought, especially for Utahns dependent on stream flows, the National Weather Service and U.S. Soil Conservation Service said Wednesday.

Following an unseasonably warm April, which melted much of the mountain snowpack, stream-flow projections for the 1990 irrigation season have been cut back again this month, said Jon Werner, Soil Conservation Service data collection office supervisor.Stream-flow forecasts "now range from 11 percent to 65 percent of normal across the state, an average reduction of 17 percent since last month," Werner said.