Category Archives: Shasta Auburn Dam

We Got Summer Water

Do we! Yes indeed and see how much in this story from the Los Angeles Times. An excerpt. The snow piling onto the Sierra Nevada could be considered more of a snow pile-on at this point. That’s because several feet … Continue reading

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New Scale to Rate Atmospheric Rivers

This post from the American Meteorological Society’s blog will be of prime importance to the Western states; and this story from the Sacramento Bee notes one possibly coming here soon: https://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/article226017515.html An excerpt from the American Meteorological Society’s blog story. … Continue reading

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Lots of Snow, Lots of Spring & Summer Water

Now if we just had more water storage… Anyway, good news from Weather.com An excerpt. Incredible amounts of snow have fallen throughout parts of the Mountain West since last Friday after a one-two punch from winter storms Kai and Lucian. … Continue reading

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Current California Water Conditions

This has been—continuing still—a great year for water storage and there is a great series of diagrams showing the state of California’s water as of today at Maven’s Notebook, https://mavensnotebook.com/2019/02/04/reservoir-and-water-conditions-for-february-4-2019/

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New Bureau of Reclamation Leader

Coming on board in our region, as reported by the Appeal Democrat. An excerpt. Marysville native Ernest Conant recently stepped into a new position this week as the mid-Pacific regional director of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation where he will … Continue reading

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Storms Fill Reservoirs

Yes, looking good on the water storage front, as reported by the LA Times An excerpt. Storms swept through California in recent weeks, drenching striking teachers and blocking roads with debris flows in recent burn areas, but they weren’t all … Continue reading

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Lot of Water, No Place to Store

Auburn Dam sure looks good about now, as this story from the Weather Channel notes a lot of rain coming. An excerpt. California will be under a siege of storm systems this week that will send rounds of soaking rain … Continue reading

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