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Snowpack Still Bad Despite Recent Storm

The weekend storm that brought snow to the higher elevations has helped the Sierra Snowpack, but it’s not known yet how much it’s helped out. The Nevada Irrigation District took their latest snow survey last week, just before the storm arrived…

Listen to Chip Close 1

N-I-D Water Operations Manager Chip Close says the state Department of Water Resources does factor in the probable precipitation, and adjusts the numbers accordingly when it comes to snowpack figures. Close says, though, that every little bit of snow helps…

Listen to Chip Close 2

The Nevada Irrigation District does their snow surveys at the end of each month during the winter.

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