93% of California is in a severe drought or worse. This drought has been going on for 4 years.
The latest snow surveys are showing the current Sierra Nevada snowpack at only 12% of normal for this time of year.
Squaw Valley received only 4″ of snow between December 31st and February 7th. They’ve gotten a meager 140″ of snow on the upper mountain this winter and only 38″ of snow on the lower mountain this winter.