Snowpack In Drought-Stricken California Hits Five-Year HighRecent El Nino storms have boosted the Sierra Nevada snowpack to 115 percent of normal -- more than the drought-stricken state has seen in five years.
Sierra Snowpack Reaches 115-Percent Of NormalSnow was still falling Tuesday night in the Sierra as storms moved across California, helping bring the state’s snowpack above normal for this time of year.
Sierra Snowpack Holding Twice As Much Water As It Did Last YearThe Sierra snowpack is now holding twice as much water in the form of snow as it did this time last year, officials say.
Californians Decrease Water Use By 13.5% In Month Of April As Drought ContinuesCalifornians responded to the worst snowpack measurement on record and unprecedented drought restrictions by decreasing their water use 13.5 percent in April.
Spring Storm Dumps Snow In Bone-Dry SierraAn unseasonably cold spring storm pushed south through California and Nevada on Thursday, bringing snow to Sierra Nevada peaks that have largely been free of snowpack after another dry year.
Half Dome Opens Early Because Of No Snow In YosemiteThe cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park are opening Saturday -- three weeks ahead of schedule because of the low snowpack
Snow Survey Canceled For 1st Time Due To California's DroughtFor the first time in history, the May snow survey has been canceled due to California’s severe drought.
Gov. Jerry Brown Issues Calls For Mandatory 25 Percent Water Reduction With No End In Sight For DroughtHe has ordered officials to impose mandatory water restrictions for the first time.
Drought-Stricken California Set To Measure Final & Most Likely Disappointing SnowpackDrought-stricken California will conduct its final manual snow survey on Wednesday in the Sierra Nevada — and the outlook isn't good.
Rainfall Vs. Snowpack: California's Confusing Drought
California Urban Water Use Increases Month-Over-Month, Despite Dwindling Snowpack, Lingering DroughtChair of the State Water Resources Control Board Felicia Marcus said residents are falling far short of the twenty percent year over year conservation goal set by Governor Jerry Brown.
California's 3rd Snowpack Measure This Winter Far Below NormalCalifornia's third snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and leaning toward being the lowest on record in more than two decades.