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Yosemite May 1st Snowpack Survey

Postby maverick » Fri May 06, 2016 1:28 pm

Yosemite NPS:

Park staff conducted snow surveys last week and found snowpack is just under 60% of average for May 1. Snowpack above 8,000 feet is more substantial, with three to six feet of snow at most snow courses. (Almost all of the snow courses were snow-free last year at this time.)
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