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|May 20, 2019|
Sierra snowpack was 5th largest on record
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – A final Sierra snowpack survey for the winter-spring season puts the state in good water shape for the dry summer and the rest of the year.
The snowpack is 144 percent of average for this time of year. It reached its peak on March 31st and is the fifth largest on record.
Snowmelt is still feeding the state’s largest reservoirs which are at or above averages for early May.
Melting snow supplies approximately one-third of the water used by Californians.
Story Date: May 3, 2019