snowpack

Man Presumed Dead After Vanishing Into Snow at Aasgard Pass
LEAVENWORTH  (AP) — The Chelan County Sheriff's Office says a 19-year-old Mercer Island man is likely dead after vanishing into the snow beneath the summit of Aasgard Pass.
Sheriff Brian Burnett says the teen was glissading, or sliding, down the pass Sunday afternoon when he disappear…
Mountain Snowpack Remains Above Normal Across State
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The mountain snowpack remains pretty good in Washington state, raising hopes that the state will not have a repeat of the drought and major wildfires of last year. The February 1 report showed that winter snowpack across the state is 109 percent of normal. The...
Snowpack Declining; EPA’s Air Quality Standards Restrictions
Due to warmer temperatures last month, snowpack in the Cascades and Sierra Nevada have further declined. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service Hydrologist Cara McCarthy says nearly one-third of SNOTEL sites in the Cascades and Sierra Nevada are reporting the lowest snowpack e…
Plenty Of Water For Yakima Valley Growers
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Plenty of water for growers in the Yakima Valley this year. The Bureau of Reclamation’s April 2012, Total Water Supply Available (TWSA) forecast for the Yakima Basin indicates a full water supply for both senior and junior water rights.
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