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Mother Nature smiles on Mono Lake

Friday, May 8th, 2015 by Arya, Communications Director

The numbers are in: 14 inches of snow and 2.07 inches of water in the last 24 hours! It’s looking like the most precipitation in California, and it’s safe to say that this kind of precipitation in May is off the charts.

Mono Lake Committee consulting hydrologist Peter Vorster is literally jumping with joy: “In year four of this drought, it sure feels like Mother Nature is smiling down on Mono Lake right now.”


Geoff and Jess carefully pour the melted snow gauge water into the measuring tube.


There was too much water for our measuring tube so we split it up and combined the readings for a total of 2.07 inches of water from the storm. Photos by Arya Degenhardt.

Understatement of the year: we needed this.

Lisa is down at the lake measuring the level right now—we’re dying to know if (more…)

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