Tag Archive: snow water equivalent

May 10 2012

2011: Year of the Flood, 2012: Year of the Drought?


A year ago at this time, the story in the U.S. was floods, floods, and more flooding to come. The story this year? Here is a quote from The Greeley Tribune on May 3: Statewide snowpack as of May 1 was 19 percent of the 30-year average, according to a report released by the Natural …

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May 26 2011

Water, Water Everywhere


With all the flooding and severe weather occurring in the Midwest, there is another story unfolding throughout the West going unnoticed by much of the country.  As of the first of May a large part of the Western mountains have significant snow pack, and in some places record setting amounts.   

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