“Funny how record levels of CO2 have coincided with the snowiest seasons on record,” says reader H.B. Schmidt.
Key Survey Shows Sierra Snowpack Measures 162%
At the beginning of April, the snowpack at Phillips Station measured 106.5 inches — roughly 200 percent of average for the date at the location
California’s reservoirs were also in great shape, with most at or above their historical averages. Some were already filled 80 to 90 percent of capacity.
“With full reservoirs and a dense snowpack, this year is practically a California water supply dream,” DWR Director Karla Nemeth said in a news release.
This is from an April 2nd article by Tracy Bloom
Top Snowiest Sierra Snowpacks (in snow water equivalent):
1. 2016-17 (94.7 inches)
2. 2005-06 (78.3 inches)
3. 2010-11 (72.7 inches)
4. 2018-19 (61.3 inches)
Thanks to H.B. Schmidt for these links
“Funny how record levels of CO2 have coincided with the snowiest seasons on record,” says H.B. “And no mention of Gov. Jerry Brown’s “permanent drought” declaration either. Perhaps Mother Nature simply has a short memory …”
“Funny how all four of California’s snowiest winters on record have occurred in just the past 15 years.”