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Re: [John Muir Trail] speaking of snow

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  • gordonjacobsen
    JD s May report last year indicated 140% (Refer to message 8612). If memory serves, there may have been a storm or two in early May 2010 to add to that 140%.
    Message 1 of 4 , May 3, 2011
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      JD's May report last year indicated 140% (Refer to message 8612). If memory serves, there may have been a storm or two in early May 2010 to add to that 140%. Still guessing there is going to be a little more on the trail in 2011.

      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, Roleigh Martin <roleigh@...> wrote:
      >
      > Do you know what these percentages were a year ago? Wasn't last year a
      > large aberration too? Thanks!
      >
      > On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 12:13 PM, John <johndittli@...> wrote:
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > We now have the most recent field data in for snow surveys. Due to April's
      > > below average temps and subsequent low runoff, in some cases the pack
      > > increased dramatically as measured to date.
      > >
      > > Peak runoffs are now projected to begin somewhere around the middle of May
      > > and extend well into June for the low country, later up high..
      > >
      > > Snow pack as a percentage of May 1st average:
      > >
      > > Merced 199%
      > > Tuolumne 183%
      > > San Joaquin 197%
      > > Kings !87%
      > > Kern 171%
      > >
      > > JD
      > > Walk the Sky: Following the John Muir Trail
      > > www.Johndittli.com
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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