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Easy measuring

Bluebird skies and crunchy, bare fields greeted Frank Gehrke, chief of California's Cooperative Snow Surveys Program, in his final snow survey of the year last Thursday at Phillips Station.
Tom Lotshaw / Tahoe Daily Tribune |

Bluebird skies and crunchy, bare fields greeted Frank Gehrke, chief of California’s Cooperative Snow Surveys Program, in his final snow survey of the year Thursday at Phillips Station. It’s shaping up to be the fourth to sixth worst year on record in terms of snowfall with the Sierra snowpack at just 18 percent of average, he said. For more coverage see Page A6.


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