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Experts have cautious optimism for water supply due to above normal snow pack

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According to a USDA, the state has had a favorable amount of snow and has been in good standing since November. Even with warmer temperatures, the mountain snowpack stood strong with little to no discharge at water yielding elevations.

Water supply specialist, Lucas Zukiewicz said, should the weather pattern La Nina continues to favor the state with above normal snowfall, water supply could be more than adequate for irrigation and recreation this summer, but if it takes a turn and snow faucets shuts off the prospects of our water supply would be diminished.

 Zukiewicz said the next few months are critical  and they will continue to monitor it closely. 

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