Sierra Nevada current snow levels

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Re: Sierra Nevada current snow levels

Post by TurboHike » Tue May 22, 2018 3:44 pm

I use this:

http://www.nohrsc.noaa.gov/nsa/index.ht ... 19&units=e

Put in the date using the drop down menus. Click GO. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Station Snow depth Reports.








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Re: Sierra Nevada current snow levels

Post by SSSdave » Tue May 29, 2018 2:52 pm

Finally, May 29 got a mostly clear image on the WorldView satellite. Can see most of southern Emigrant Cherry Creek drainage is melted out but not further north and east into the Kendrick drainage of Yosemite. Note there are a few clouds in the image that cast shadows that look like lakes.
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Re: Sierra Nevada current snow levels

Post by SSSdave » Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:41 pm

Today has the clearest WV satellite image in over a month. Have abbreviated locations on below images so one not familiar will need to use a topo like:

http://mapper.acme.com/?ll=38.00611,-119.69629&z=12&t=T
Desolation_6218.jpg
CherryCr_6218.jpg
TiogaPass_6218.jpg
Ritter_6218.jpg
MonoCr_6218.jpg
Humphreys_6218.jpg
Taboose_6218.jpg
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Re: Sierra Nevada current snow levels

Post by Hobbes » Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:00 am

Piute pass & Humphreys basin 6/1/2018

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Re: Sierra Nevada current snow levels

Post by austex » Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:55 am

Thx Hobbes; pictures tell the real story. Russ- almost go time for ice-out fishing?

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Re: Sierra Nevada current snow levels

Post by rlown » Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:18 am

austex wrote:Thx Hobbes; pictures tell the real story. Russ- almost go time for ice-out fishing?
I was invited on a trip by another member for 6/25, but I think that is still too early for my target lakes. It was a nice offer. I love the comradery here!
Snow doesn't bug me so much; Iced lakes do.

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