Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 6, 2019

February 2019 Blows Bast Average Snow-water Numbers

The Sacramento Bee reports

It’s no surprise, but feet upon feet of Sierra snow across multiple storms in February translated to healthy snow water content for California.

How healthy? Department of Water Resources officials observed more than double what they measured last month at Phillips Station near Echo Summit, recording 113 inches of snow depth with a snow water equivalent of 43.5 inches Thursday, according to a news release.

A month ago at the February survey (Jan. 31), snow-water equivalent had reached 100 percent of the statewide average (17.3 inches) at the February survey.

Read full story at: Snow survey: February 2019 blows past average snow-water numbers | The Sacramento Bee


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