Photo of worker taking snow survey at Phillips Station, California

Storms Boost Sierra Snowpack to 98% of Seasonal Average

PHILLIPS STATION — California officials say January storms have pushed the Sierra Nevada snowpack to 98 percent of average to date, which is good news for state water supplies. The California Department of Water Resources said Thursday that the snowpack is ...
Photo of first Sierra snowpack measurement of 2019

Sierra Snowpack Checks in at 67% of Normal

PHILLIPS STATION — Winter storms have coated California's Sierra Nevada mountains in snow, but the drought-prone state is still off to another dryer-than-normal start to the crucial wet season. “About two-th...