What a Difference 5-Months Makes! Current Sierra Snowpack FOUR TIMES Deeper than Last Year

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What a difference 5-months makes! Credit: NWS

2019 has been a banner year for snow over the Sierra compared to last year. To date, the snowpack is nearly four times deeper now than it was one year ago.

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Credit: NWS

What a difference 5 months make, snow-capped mountains and plenty of greenery in the valley. You can also see water in the Yolo Bypass west of Sacramento from recent rains on the right image.

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Current snowpack to average across the western states. Credit: NWS

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