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#277: NORTHERN SIERRA BREAKS RECORD!

Ongoing Pacific storms this April have continued to impact the Tahoe Sierra with more rain and snow. The snowpack is melting fast at the lower elevations, but the bulk of snow and its water equivalent is above the 7,000 foot elevation. Cool temperatures with cloud cover has slowed the traditional Spring melt. Statistically, the Sierra snowpack reaches it maximum water density around the first week of April, but this year a wet Spring continues to add to the record amount of water in the mou…

Ongoing Pacific storms this April have continued to impact the Tahoe Sierra with more rain and snow. The snowpack is melting fast at the lower elevations, but the bulk of snow and its water equivalent is above the 7,000 foot elevation. Cool temperatures with cloud cover has slowed the traditional Spring melt.