The Sierra Nevada mountain range in California

Water managers despair: snowpack 50% of normal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — There’s more bad news for California water users: the snow pack is just half the amount of normal and has already begun to melt.


The Sierra Nevada mountain range in California

Snow survey confirms driest Jan., Feb. on record

ECHO SUMMIT, Calif. (AP) — It’s official, and it’s not good news for thirsty Californians: January and February have been the driest on record.


Mt. Shasta

California’s snowpack levels above normal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials say several early season storms have pushed California’s snowpack — which supplies much of the state’s water — to well above normal levels.



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