Weather Watch

December 14, 2013

Scientists find low levels of Sierra snowpack to feed the water supply

During winter, much of California’s precious precipitation falls as snow over the Sierra Nevada. As the snowpack melts it supplies valuable water for state needs. This year, the snowpack is less than a third of the normal amount for mid December.

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