Thursday, May 1, 2008

Dwindling California snowpack -- a selection of stories

California's Water Supply Situation Worsened by Low Snowmelt Runoff
Earthtimes (press release), UK - 36 minutes ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 1 -- Snowpack levels and the volume of actual snowmelt runoff are down in California. The California Department of Water Resources ...
Severe wildfire season forecasted for Florida
Orlando Sentinel, FL - 1 hour ago
Cooler spring conditions have kept the snowpack in the mountains longer, which is a good thing. But if conditions in June turn very hot and dry, ...
Metropolitan Celebrates Water Awareness Month
Business Wire (press release), CA - 1 hour ago
The snowpack in the Sierra Nevada is below average this year. Additionally, Southern California is experiencing supply impacts from a federal court decision ...
Snowpack Totals Down Across Sierra Nevada, CA - 2 hours ago
Sacramento, Ca -- The Department of Water Resources final snow survey of 2008 shows that the snowpack total in the Sierra Nevada is 67 percent of normal for ...
California snow pack falls well below normal
Reuters - 3 hours ago
In April, snow depth and water content declined markedly to 67 percent of normal levels, the California Department of Water Resources said in its final snow ...

Snow in Northern California's Lassen Volcanic Park, shot by Daniel Schwen, Wikimedia Commons,
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