California’s snowpack is deeper than last year, but more is needed, officials say

La Times: First, the good news: Thanks to a series of frosty winter storms, California`s snowpack is now double what it was last year at this time, according to officials. Now the bad news: The amount of water actually contained in the fluffy white stuff is still well below average. Snow levels measured statewide on Tuesday showed that water content was 56% of the historical average for Dec. 1. One year earlier, the water content measured just 24% of average. Interested in the stories shaping California?......

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