Sierra Nevada needs more snow

Snow continues to fall on Cobb Mountain as residents react in kind with some sledding, Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021. (Kent Porter / The Press Democrat)

Important Takeaways:

  • Swelling Sierra Nevada snowpack offers no reprieve for Sonoma County drought
  • The California snowpack, which provides a third of the state’s water supply, was at 159% of normal
  • The federal government’s Drought Monitor last week showed nearly 70% of California, including the entire North Bay, in severe to extreme drought, the map’s second and third highest of four drought levels.
  • “More storms will be needed as we move through the winter season”

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