Category Archives: Snow Pack

May 1 Snow Results are…..Bad….

Although many of the sites were not surveyed this month, what little is there shows bad news for the Kern River Basin. As of the May 1 survey date, the Kern River is at 0%. If we look at the … Continue reading

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April Snow Survey Results

The April snow survey results are in. If you are a native here in the central valley, you know it has been bad regarding the lack of rain and snow. It is the same story for the mountains. The Kern … Continue reading

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March Snow Survey Results!

Results are mostly in for the Kern River Basin. Unfortunately they are not good. Most of the snow surveys have reported in giving a 44% of normal for this time of year. Many are hoping for a “Miracle March” and … Continue reading

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February Snow Survey Results

The first snow survey results are in for February 1. Unfortunately it does not look good right now for the wilderness. Snow survey results discovered the area to be at 39% of normal. However, February and March are typically the … Continue reading

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Final Snow Survey for 2020

The final snow survey results for the Kern River Basin are in for 2020. The snow pack is not great for the area either, which is unfortunate. The May 1 average is 39% of normal for the area. Prepare for … Continue reading

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April Snow Surveys are Still Coming

The COVID-19 issue has sure disrupted a lot of things locally. One of those areas are the snow surveys. The State of California uses their own employees as well as federal and private to complete the surveys up and down … Continue reading

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March Snow Survey Results

As many of you local California residents have experienced, we are not doing so well regarding rain and snow. The numbers from the March 1 snow survey reflect the dry month. The Kern River Basin is at 45% of the … Continue reading

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February Snow Results

Snow survey results are nearing completion for the Kern River Basin. Tomorrow is the last reporting day and likely not to vary too much from what is currently being reported now. The snow pack is currently setting at 74% of … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Meadow

Thanks to Peter Fulks for Sharing his photo from his trip up to Horseshoe Meadow. Apparently he had a good day fishing using his tenkara rod. According to him, “they are biting!”

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Final 2019 Snow Survey Results

The final snow survey for 2019 has been completed for the Kern River Basin. April 1 was the big date for the State’s water allocation, so May does not get as much attention in the news. However, for those wanting … Continue reading

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