Sierra snowpack

Snow covers San Gorgonio Mountain, the tallest mountain in Southern California, on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
February 13, 2020 - 8:27 am
Drought has returned to parts of California, according to the latest U.S> Drought Monitor's weekly report.
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Workers with the state Department of Water Resources recorded a below average measurement of the state's snowpack on Jan. 30, 2020.
California Department of Water Resources
KCBS Radio Morning News
January 31, 2020 - 11:00 am
California's statewide snowpack is at 72 percent of normal for the end of January. But water managers say there's no need to start worrying yet.
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Lake Tahoe Skiers
Lake Tahoe Skiers (Photo credit: Glenn Hartz)
Holly Quan
November 26, 2019 - 6:44 pm
Several Sierra ski resorts near Lake Tahoe will be open by Friday because of the seasons first big snow storm.
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Lake Tahoe
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Melissa Culross
July 15, 2019 - 8:11 am
The water level at Lake Tahoe is high this summer with the surface of the lake having risen eight feet since the beginning of 2016.
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Sierra Snowpack at Phillips Station
California Department of Water Resources
KCBS Radio Morning News
June 03, 2019 - 10:10 am
The snowpack in the Sierra Nevada mountains is even deeper than the accumulation in 2017 that pulled the state out of its five-year drought. The Sierra snowpack measured more than 200% of average on May 30 after a barrage of wet storms throughout the winter and spring, according to the Department...
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Flooding in Guerneville February 28, 2019
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KCBS Radio Morning News
March 01, 2019 - 6:32 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- Floodwaters, landslides, and potholes mark the landscape as the Bay Area closes the book on a wetter-than-average February. Rainfall totals for the month show some locations tallying more than twice the month's normal precipitation. Santa Rosa picked up 16.97 inches of...
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California Department of Water Resources
Jenna Lane
January 03, 2019 - 12:59 pm
Engineers with the state Department of Water Resources announced that the depth of snow measured today during the annual survey was about 67 percent of normal.
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