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Snowpack Low

Snowpack is below average in Colorado this year, and the problem is the state's river systems feed water to 10 western states.

Though the overall mountain snowpack is 131% above what it was at this time last year, it's still not good enough at only 86% the average. It was about 65% of average at this time last year.

Experts say Colorado's snowpack needs to reach 150%, or far better than average by April 1st to help replenish the state's reservoirs.

The snowpack's average percentage is measured over a 30 year period.


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