While disruptive, the storm has helped replenish a depleted snowpack after an exceptionally dry winter. The water stored in the snowpack is critical for the region’s water supply and for moistening vegetation before fire season.
- Fox40 News: Ski season comes to a halt just as Sierra snow starts to fall
- Tahoe Daily Tribune: Winter storm a massive boost for Sierra snowpack
- Turlock Journal: March rain brings relief, but drought conditions remain
- GVWire.com: Monday’s drenching, coming storm brighten valley water outlook