Friday Top of the Scroll: Sierra Nevada snowpack begins 2020 in good shape
As of Thursday, the statewide Sierra Nevada snowpack — a major source of California’s water supply — stood at 90% of its historical average. That’s the highest total in early January in four years, when it came in at 101% on Jan. 2, 2016.
- San Francisco Chronicle: Up in the Sierra, nearly normal snowpack shows drought predictions wrong
- Los Angeles Times: Strong snowpack is good news for California’s water supply as storms hit the mark
- Sacramento Bee: Enough rain? Sufficient snow? Here’s how wet California, and Sacramento, got in 2019
- KTLA: December has been wet in California, but a predicted dry winter means wildfire danger could return early
- News release: Series of December storms provides good start to Sierra snowpack