Frank Gehrke, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, talks to reporters after conducting the third manual snow survey of the season at Phillips Station near Echo Summit on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. State surveyors found Tuesday that a record-breaking warm, dry month of February ate away at what had been a well-above normal Sierra Nevada snowpack.
Frank Gehrke, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, talks to reporters after conducting the third manual snow survey of the season at Phillips Station near Echo Summit on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. State surveyors found Tuesday that a record-breaking warm, dry month of February ate away at what had been a well-above normal Sierra Nevada snowpack. Rich Pedroncelli The Associated Press
Frank Gehrke, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, talks to reporters after conducting the third manual snow survey of the season at Phillips Station near Echo Summit on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. State surveyors found Tuesday that a record-breaking warm, dry month of February ate away at what had been a well-above normal Sierra Nevada snowpack. Rich Pedroncelli The Associated Press

Sierra snowpack falls below average

March 01, 2016 12:31 PM

UPDATED March 02, 2016 12:47 PM

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