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Covered in Snow

Jun 18, 2017

It’s June.  California is still covered in snow:  “The summer solstice is just around the corner, but someone forgot to tell California’s snowpack.  After years of wallowing in drought, this winter walloped California’s Sierra Nevada mountains in a major, record-setting way. And while the calendar says summer, winter still has its grips on the granite spine of the Sierras.  NASA Earth Observatory released satellite imagery on Thursday that shows what a difference a year makes. Snowpack is at 170 percent of normal when averaged across the state and some areas are reporting way higher totals than that, according to the California Department of Water Resources. … ”  Read more from Climate Central here:  It’s June.  California is still covered in snow