After a record low two years ago, this season’s substantial Sierra snowpack highlights the variability of winter weather in the West.
We altered our grazing plan early in the summer to account for aridity, but now we’re rolling in forage.
In much of California, Arizona and New Mexico El Niño and La Niña have combined to create dry fuels, ready to burn.
It has dwindled faster than experts have seen in nearly four decades, which could upset reservoir management.
Precipitation in recent months chips away at California drought, but the water deficit will be hard to overcome.
A review of 'The Northern Lights: Celestial Performances of the Aurora Borealis,' by Daryl Pederson and Calvin Hall.