Biker395 wrote:All I can say is that I view the person who founded and grew the company as a hero, and the person that bought it and tore it down as a parasite. And I say that as an avowed capitalist.
SO WENT AHEAD AND INCREASED QPF FOR MONO COUNTY,
ESPECIALLY ALONG THE CREST. GENERALLY, STORM TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS
BELOW 7000 FEET WILL BE BETWEEN 5 TO 10 INCHES WHILE UP TO 20 INCHES
COULD ACCUMULATE AT THE CREST IN MONO COUNTY.
Total nighttime snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
TheSnowman wrote:Ps you can throw me in the net for my 18-22 inch forecast, I know a bunch of people came up on that call.
First the snow. According to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power website, the Mammoth Pass snowpack, in terms of inches of water, sits at 33.4 inches which is right on top of the long term average for this time of year. December and January looked like we might get a banner snow year. February, not so great.
The DWP snow pillow measurements show Mammoth Pass at 99% of normal to date. Rock Creek, 64%. South Lake, 68%. Big Pine Creek, 55%. Cottonwood Lakes, 48%. Precipitation measurements look even more grim. Lee Vining tops the list with 75% of normal to date. Long Valley, 48%. Bishop, 26%. Big Pine, 20%. Independence, 29%.
In the bigger picture, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that dry conditions will continue to cause problems in much of the United States and particularly in the West. According to a story in the Los Angeles Times, “A growing body of research suggests that extreme weather patterns such as drought are being driven by climate change.”
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