Prediction tool shows how forest thinning may increase Sierra Nevada snowpack

University of Nevada, Reno researchers design water quantity tool to help with forest-thinning plans University of Nevada, RenoShare Print E-Mail RENO, Nev. – The forest of the Sierra Nevada mountains is an…

Slip Slidin' Away

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach So, my gorgeous ex-fiancee says to me “Did you forget anything”? I sez, “If I did I don’t remember it!”, and we’re on the road again.…

Apparently Governor Brown, you've never visited the weather station at Lake Tahoe

I had to laugh. Governor Jerry “moonbeam” Brown has created a comical clone of the Skeptical Science website at his state office website, and announced it today in lake Tahoe…

Western snow pack is well above normal, Squaw Valley sets new all time snow record

From the “weather is not climate” department: All of the western states have snowpacks that are currently 110 to over 180 percent above normal with the exception of southern Colorado.…