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Winter Snowpack At Only 22 Percent Of Normal On April 1

Washington’s winter snowpack set a new record low for the month of April, setting the stage for low water supplies and perhaps more devastating wildfires later this year.

CBS Seattle–04/08/2015

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Warm February Takes Toll On Mountain Snowpack In West

Warm temperatures and a lack of snowfall in February have taken a toll on winter snowpack in the Cascade Mountains and other areas in the West, the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service said Wednesday.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2015

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WA Snowpack 137 Percent of Average

Plenty of snow in the mountains means it should be a good year for the water supply in Washington.

04/04/2012