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The Sierra Nevada snowpack will be 64% smaller by the end of this century. We need to prepare now

Published: 
Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:13pm

Although recent storms have dumped heavy snow across the Sierra Nevada, Monday's snowpack measurement will almost certainly show that it is still well below average. Last week, the Sierra-wide reading put the total snowpack at 15.8 inches of water content, or 43% below normal.

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California's snowpack is deeper than last year, but more is needed, officials say

Published: 
Thu, 12/03/2015 (All day)

First, the good news: Thanks to a series of frosty winter storms, California’s snowpack is now double what it was last year at this time, according to officials.