High tech and low show state’s snowpack is still stingy

 •  by Lois Henry
A snow surveyor hikes into the Kern River watershed to measure the snowpack. Photo courtesy of the Kern River Watermaster

The snowpack above the Central Valley looked slightly better after March and April brought the winter weather that was AWOL during the first two months of 2020.

But the late storms weren’t enough to get valley rivers much above the 60%-of-average mark, if that.

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