Snowpack encouraging, for now.

A winter snow scene
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The snowpack that ultimately supplies Lake Mead is great this week, with more than double the averageOpens in a new tab. for this time in Colorado.  Lake Mead is currently at 28% capacityOpens in a new tab..

Heavy snow and even “thunder snow” was forecasted for Halloween weekend, with warnings for dangerous driving conditions for those traveling the Colorado Rockies.

But the good news may be short-lived, especially if another La Niña weather patternOpens in a new tab. occurs this winter, as predicted.



Since 1995, Deborah has owned and operated LegalTech LLC with a focus on water rights. Before moving to Arizona in 1986, she worked as a quality control analyst for Honeywell and in commercial real estate, both in Texas. She learned about Arizona's water rights from the late and great attorney Michael Brophy of Ryley, Carlock & Applewhite. Her side interests are writing (and reading), Wordpress programming and much more.

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November 11, 2022 10:55 am
I knew lake mead was low, very low even, but I had no idea her capacity was only 28%. That is terrible. My feeling is we will have a hearty winter and it will start early and run late. I suspect we may have a dry spell in Dec or January but the snow will fly!

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