California Snowpack Measures Below Normal For SpringCalifornia's Sierra Nevada snowpack is below normal for spring and the water content around the state is only about half the April average, as much of California struggles under persistent drought, authorities said Wednesday.
California Snowpack Is 90% Of Average For This Time Of YearThursday was the first official snow survey of the season.
Vital Sierra Snowpack At Less Than A Third Of NormalThe new figures from national drought monitors came amid growing concern among state officials about another dry winter.
California Snowpack Could Bring 5-Year Drought To Its KneesWater managers will once again manually measure California's snowpack, saying the state is on track for one of the wettest winters on record after five years of drought.
Governor Issues Mandatory Water Reductions For 1st Time In State HistoryDrought-stricken California will conduct its final manual snow survey on Wednesday in the Sierra Nevada - and the outlook isn't good.
Sierra Snow Survey Confirms Snowpack At 20 Percent Of AverageSurveyors found mostly bare ground when they tried to measure the snowpack near South Lake Tahoe.