Sierra Nevada snowpack at lowest levels in 500 years

A new study by Nature Climate Change suggests snowpack in the Sierra Nevada mountain range is the lowest it has been in 500 years. Minimal snowfall and unusually high temperatures have contributed to the problem.

Considering that the Sierra Nevada mountains provide nearly a third of California’s fresh water supply and you here a critical source for California’s four-year drought.

Read more here: California’s Historic Drought Is Now Officially Even More Historic