Tag Archives: Kern River Basin

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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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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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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Off to a Good Start

The first set of snow surveys are nearly in for February 1, 2019. Thankfully the results are good. As of this posting the Kern River Basin is at 126% of normal! This is great news and definitely a good start … Continue reading

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Last Survey of 2018

The last snow survey results are in for 2018! May is the final survey for the area and sites within or near the Golden Trout Wilderness. Unfortunately the results are bad. The Kern River Basin is at 13% of normal … Continue reading

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Snow Pack Results for April

The April 1 snow survey results are in for 2017. The Kern River basin is at 215% of normal! Two years ago it was 5% of normal and last year it was around 75%! It is great to see so … Continue reading

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How’s The Snow Pack?

In case you live out of the area and have not seen the news regarding the weather in California, we have been getting a lot of rain and snow. How much exactly? Well for the Golden Trout Wilderness specifically, we … Continue reading

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Snow Pack: Just About Normal

Although many reports are stating the Sierra Nevada mountains are above normal for snow pack conditions, this is not the case for the Kern River Basin. The Kern River Basin has 16 snow survey courses and only 1 has not … Continue reading

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