Southern Sierra Nevada hits record Snowpack as another Atmospheric River makes its way to California

Sierra Nevada Snowpack Joel Pollak / Breitbart News

Luke 21:25 ““And there will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity because of the roaring of the sea and the waves

Important Takeaways:

  • California Hits Record Snowpack Depth in Southern Sierra Nevada
  • The total snowpack this winter for California’s southern Sierra Nevada mountain range has hit 286% of normal — the highest since records began.
  • The Los Angeles Times noted:
    • As of Friday, the snowpack in the southern Sierra Nevada was at 286% of normal — the highest figure ever, easily eclipsing the region’s benchmark of 263% set in 1969.
    • Statewide, the snowpack is at 228% of normal, hovering near the record level set in the April 1 survey of 1952, 237% of average. The level during the annual April 1 snow survey in 1983 was 227%.
  • According to the University of California Berkeley Central Sierra Snow Lab, the 2022-2023 has been the second-snowiest on record — and it could surpass the record mark set in 1952, with more snow on the way in an upcoming “atmospheric river” that will be the season’s 13th.

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