Stories tagged: Natural Resources Conservation Service
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016, 5:14 P.M.
Record temperatures in April accelerate snow melt
Summertime temperatures in April accelerated the snow melt in Washington’s mountains, revising the outlook for summer water supplies.
MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2016, 7:02 P.M.
Rising nighttime temperatures melting snowpack earlier in the year
About 14 percent of the Spokane River basin’s snowpack has melted away over the past couple of weeks. The rapid melt-off was caused by nighttime mountain temperatures that were 10 …
MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016, 2:33 P.M.
Snow pack at 84 percent of normal for Spokane watershed
The Inland Northwest held onto most of its high-elevation snow pack last month, but warmer temperatures could lead to an early melt off.
SUNDAY, MARCH 21, 2010
Low snowpack levels have officials making drought plans
As cross-country skiers whizzed along crusty trails of hardened snow at Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park last week, Scott Pattee taught a boisterous group of grade-schoolers how to measure …