It’s been a cold month as Three Rivers winters tend to go. For the past week, morning lows have been consistently below the freezing mark. Two power outages, one on Christmas Eve, were short-lived but noticeable during crucial times of hosting holiday guests. Electronic readings of the Sierra Nevada snowpack show that it is 112 percent of the average (in comparison, one year ago the snowpack’s water content was just 47 percent of the historical average.
Next week is be slated by weather forecasters to be the wettest week that Kaweah Country has experienced in the past five years. Get out the umbrellas and the snow skis!