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Re: Sierra Snowpack and Stream Flow Data / Maps

Postby ERIC » Thu Apr 09, 2015 9:27 pm

Good sidebar (especially the snow part since this year is so depressing), but let's try to stay on topic here fellas. :)

ERIC wrote:This thread lists some of the available online resources for obtaining Sierra Nevada snow pack, river and stream flow data/info:
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Re: Sierra Snowpack and Stream Flow Data / Maps

Postby Tahoe to Whitney » Fri Oct 21, 2016 4:05 am

Hey Eric,

I built this High Sierra Weather page, which brings together some of your resources, like the Sierra Snow Analysis, here:

http://tahoetowhitney.org/content/fall- ... reports#8a

With Precip/Snow Forecast Models, here:

http://tahoetowhitney.org/content/fall- ... reports#7d

With a range of Sat views, here:

http://tahoetowhitney.org/content/fall- ... eports#6a1

Of course, a selection of Radars, here:

http://tahoetowhitney.org/content/fall- ... -reports#7

Can't leave out the Surface Maps, here:

http://tahoetowhitney.org/content/fall- ... -reports#8

Last but not least are the Real Time Reporting Stations, here:

http://tahoetowhitney.org/content/fall- ... -reports#4

My favorites are the Mesowest N & S, these:

http://tahoetowhitney.org/content/fall- ... reports#4c

These resources are tailored for the four-season High Sierra backpacker, so include as wide a range of relevant resources as I have been able to put together.
There is also ENSO data, here:

http://tahoetowhitney.org/content/fall- ... ts#el-nino


Drought/Rivers/Reservoirs, here:

http://tahoetowhitney.org/content/fall- ... eports#4c2

Scroll up from the above Drought/Rivers/Reservoirs resources to find the Fire and Smoke resources.

There's even more!

Caltrans Road Info:

http://tahoetowhitney.org/content/fall- ... reports#10

I've also got lightening, heat, and a very interesting overnight freezing probability animation, along with a very interesting almost-real time animation of active fronts, pressures, and precip. Oh, and point and zone forecasts for the Sierra between Tahoe and Whitney.

Check it out. It's an informative page. I try to get a many views as possible looking at this great kalidascope/puzzle/great piece of moving art that is our atmosphere. Or it can crush me!

Ha-ha-
Happy Trails!

Alex
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