WATCH: Metro Fire Water Rescue DemonstrationIt’s a different season on the American River. Sacramento Metro Fire says they’re expecting colder water and higher flows from snowpack.
Sierra Snowpack Measuring Over At 200 Percent Of AverageThe amount of snow currently blanketing the Sierra is bigger than the 2017 snowpack that pulled the state out of a five-year drought.
Manual Sierra Snowpack Measurement Comes In At 183% Of AverageCalifornia water managers say the Sierra Nevada's most robust springtime snowpack in years could trigger flooding as it melts.
Warm Winter Storms Melting Sierra SnowpackWarm storms at high altitude are washing away snow in the Sierras and the run off is filling up reservoirs throughout the northern part of California.