Satellite Images Show How Much Sierra Nevada Snowpack Has Shrunk in Last Month

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Sierra Nevada snowpack in January and today. Credit: NWS

What a difference a month makes. The above satellite images clearly show the melt that has occurred in the Sierra Nevada; the snowpack has visibly decreased from January.

It has been a dry start to the year that has melted some of the Sierra snowpack and started to dry things out.

Check out the above MODIS images from early January and yesterday.

Current CA/NV snowpack. Credit: NOAA

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