Working gas in storage was 2,941 Bcf as of Friday, August 30, 2019, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 84 Bcf from the previous week.
Stocks were 383 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 82 Bcf below the five-year average of 3,023 Bcf. At 2,941 Bcf, total working gas is within the five-year historical range.
The September-October-November (SON) 2019 temperature outlook favors above normal temperatures throughout the entire forecast domain, although probabilities vary. The highest probabilities for above normal temperatures are forecast across New England, parts of the Southwest, and northern Alaska. Probabilities for above normal temperatures are lowest across the northern Great Plains.
The SON 2019 precipitation outlook indicates that above normal seasonal total precipitation is most likely across the Florida Peninsula, mid-Atlantic, and extending from parts of the Southwest north to the northern Great Plains and upper Mississippi Valley. Above normal precipitation is also favored for Alaska.