DWR today conducted the first Phillips Station snow survey of the season. The survey recorded 78.5 inches of snow depth and snow water equivalent of 20 inches, which is 202% of average for this date at Phillips Station. The statewide average is 160% of average.
Yes, we love the rain and snow, but California needs much more. These storms have provided a glimmer of hope but more rain and snow is needed during the winter. These storms have provided much-needed drought relief.