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Precipitation Total Is Getting Another Major Boost

This next wave of precipitation will provide an even bigger boost to what is already a great start to the season for Nevada County. Just prior to these systems, the Grass Valley area had already been drenched with 24-point-2 inches, since the start of the water year on October first, according to the National Weather Service. The historic average is 13-point-5. And only six-point-five inches had fallen a year ago at this time. One major factor has been two atmospheric rivers, including the record-breaking event on October 24th. Meteorologist Sierra Littlefield describes this week’s systems as more moderate and steady…

click to listen to Sierra Littlefield

So that means residents aren’t expected to deal with flooded roadways or overflowing creeks and streams…

click to listen to Sierra Littlefield

Meanwhile, as of Tuesday, the Northern Sierra snowpack was reported at 84-percent of normal.

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