We’re going to get a preview of what conditions in California will be like as the climate warms this summer. There has been record low snowfall in the California mountains and the consequences are scary:
For cities and farms across California, the latest numbers show this is shaping up to be a summer like none other.
Nearly one-quarter of the latest measurements (56 of the 233, to be exact) show a snowpack that is less than 10 percent of what it usually is this time of year. At least a dozen had no snow at all, even above 7,000 feet elevation. Averaging all the measurements statewi