Sierra snowpack is huge and melting fast – what that means for spring flooding

By Dale Kasler and Ryan Sabalow

May 01, 2017

The Sacramento Bee

The wettest winter in Northern California history ended the drought and produced an abundant Sierra Nevada snowpack.

Now it’s starting to melt, and quickly.

As state officials completed the final snowpack survey of the season Monday, forecasters predicted high river flows throughout spring into midsummer.

Read more here.


Kasler, Dale, and Ryan Sabalow. “Sierra snowpack is huge – and melting fast. What that means for spring flooding.” Sacbee. SacBee, 01 May 2017. Web. 01 May 2017.

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