We are indebted to David Stoffer for providing useful R-code that facilitated our statistical analyses. This study was supported by the USDA CSREES–funded Drought Management, Utah Project, and approved as journal number 8230 by the Utah Agricultural Experiment Station, Utah State University.
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The 2010 GSL elevation was measured up to 30 June; both the 2010 and 2009 data shown here are provisional.