Showing posts from September 21, 2015

In California, a Paltry Snowpack Not Seen in Centuries

CLIMATE CENTRAL When California officials went out on April 1 this year to measure the amount of snow that had accumulated on mountain slopes over the winter, they were met with bleak scenes of dried, brown grass. The snowpack was so bad — a measly 6 percent of normal — that there was nothing like it in the 120 years of records. STORY HERE.