As most of you have heard after this year’s wet winter, the totals have been remarkable for the California Drought. This is great news for the California drought. With this year’s snow blanket in some areas as much as 10 feet deep, where back in 2015 there was almost none. Some resorts that typically close in Spring, are estimating to stay open way into Summer. For example Squaw Valley plans on staying open until July 4th.
“Mammoth Lake, CA. — The majestic beauty of California’s Sierra Nevada never fails to impress. But the mountain range, which stretches hundreds of miles, is much more than a stunning vista. It’s a linchpin that helps make living in an arid state possible.
That’s because one of California’s most important water supplies is melted snow. Each spring and summer, the Sierra sends runoff down its slopes that recharges rivers and reservoirs, allowing crops to be irrigated and drinking glasses to be filled.
Knowing with precision how much snow has accumulated is crucial for farmers and water managers.- Mike Mcphate, Derek Watkins, & Jim Wilson with the New York Times read more
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