Frank Gehrke, right, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, plunges the survey tube into the snowpack as he conducts the third manual snow survey of the season at Phillips Station on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, near Echo Summit in the Sierra Nevada.
Frank Gehrke, right, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, plunges the survey tube into the snowpack as he conducts the third manual snow survey of the season at Phillips Station on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, near Echo Summit in the Sierra Nevada. Associated Press AP
Frank Gehrke, right, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, plunges the survey tube into the snowpack as he conducts the third manual snow survey of the season at Phillips Station on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, near Echo Summit in the Sierra Nevada. Associated Press AP

Sierra Nevada’s snowpack is crazy, amazing — and the largest since 2011

March 28, 2017 10:12 PM