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Report: Northern Nevada Snowpack Ranges Upward To 193%


CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Figures show snowpacks across northern Nevada range from 143% to 193% of median as of April 1.

The Nevada Appeal says that the National Resource Conservation Service also reports that the April 1 streamflow forecasts point toward an excellent runoff season statewide. The service says high streamflow will keep reservoirs in northern Nevada in great shape as the area heads into next winter.

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April 1 snowpacks are 172% to 193% of median in the eastern Sierra, and 143% to 171% of median across the Northern Great Basin and the Humboldt, Owyhee, Snake River and Clover Valley basins.

The latest snowpack totals show the Carson Basin is at 193%, while the Walker and Lake Tahoe Basins are at 183%, and the Truckee Basin is at 172%.