Sierra Snowpack

Sierra Snowpack Far Below Normal After Warm, Dry JanuaryCalifornia's second snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal after a dry, unusually warm January.
Sierra Snowpack Low, Bleak Outlook for Bay Area Water Agencies A lower than average Sierra Snowpack was announced by state water officials on Tuesday, KCBS' Doug Sovern reports how it affects California's drought.
'Impressive' Storm Drenches Bay Area; Heavy Snow In SierraThe first significant storm to hit Northern California in 14 months produced impressive amounts of rain and snow over the weekend.
California Snowpack Only 12 Percent Of NormalState surveyors checking California's snowpack say a recent storm brought little help, and that snow levels in the Sierra Nevada are dangerously low.
California Snow Survey Shows Driest Months On RecordIt’s official, and it’s not good news for thirsty Californians: January and February have been the driest on record.
Storms Boost Sierra Snowpack; Conditions Still DryState water managers say a recent spate of storms has brought California’s water supply up to more than half of normal levels, but that is still not enough rain to change dry conditions in Southern California.
Latest Sierra Snowpack Measure Fall Well Short Of NormalThere’s more bad news for Californians dependent upon Sierra snowmelt for water—the state snow survey on Tuesday measured just 30 percent of normal.
Major Road Into Yosemite To Open After Snow DelayA major road into Yosemite National Park is set to reopen this weekend after a delay because of heavy winter snow.
Good Question: Who Has Say In Releasing Water From Dams?We’ve had an incredible winter, with a snowpack to match. Don Sandri of Hayward asked this Good Question: How do officials decide how much water to release from our dams?
Sierra Snowpack 144 Percent Of Normal In Season's Final SurveyThe state Department of Water Resources took its final snow survey of the season on Monday and found the water content in the snowpack was 144 percent of normal.
California Drought Over As Snowpack Nears Record LevelsGov. Jerry Brown has declared an official end to California's drought as state water officials reported one of the wettest years of snow buildup in the Sierra Nevada.
Governor To Declare End Of California DroughtHeavy snow and drenching rains have left California reservoirs at high levels. The Sierra Nevada snowpack was 159 percent of normal as of Friday.