Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Snow survey set for Thursday

California water officials are set to do another check of the Sierra Nevada snowpack tomorrow, which could portend a tight water year for farmers and other users.

From the California Farm Bureau Federation:
When surveyors visit the Sierra on Thursday for their monthly reading of the mountain snowpack, they'll likely see only half of average snow for the end of March. Remote sensors measure the snowpack at 54 percent of average now. Weather watchers say the first three months of this year may set records for lack of moisture. The state's two largest water projects announced last week they will cut water deliveries to farms and cities as a result.

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