The interior West’s disappearing snowpack

Checked in this evening on the snowpack map, which I haven’t been watching closely. Yow, what I missed! On the left is percent of average for March 1, on the right is this morning’s percent of average:

declining snowpac

declining snowpack

Here’s what that looks like summed up across the Colorado River Basin above Lake Powell:

Snowpack above Lake Powell

Snowpack above Lake Powell