Tag Archives: Snow Survey

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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April 1 Snow Survey Results

The Kern River Basin is doing excellent for the April 1 snow survey. With all stations reporting their results, the Kern River is at 197% of normal! It is a great thing to have so much snow and with so … 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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The Last Snow Survey for 2016

April 1 is the big day in California for snow surveys, but seldom do you hear about the May 1 results. These are some of the last snow surveys until 2017 and the results are in for the Golden Trout … Continue reading

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April Snow Survey Results

The important April 1 snow surveys are nearly complete across the State of California. In regards to the Golden Trout Wilderness, the Kern River is the major drainage. Currently 10 of the 17 sites have been posted showing the wilderness … 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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April 1 Snow Survey Results

Snow survey results are in for the April 1 survey. Usually the first question is was there snow. If there was snow, then how much is there and how does that compare to the average. The answer to the first … Continue reading

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March 1st Snow Survey Results

The first of the month is when snow surveys for the State of California occur. Data is still coming in, but the news isn’t that good for a part of the country that depends so heavily on the snow pack. … Continue reading

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