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Little Snow In Northwest, And That's OK – For Now

Scott Pattee, a water supply specialist with the National Resources Conservation Service, checks snow levels at Stevens Pass ski resort in Washington's Cascade Mountains. (Ashley Ahearn/KUOW)
Scott Pattee, a water supply specialist with the National Resources Conservation Service, checks snow levels at Stevens Pass ski resort in Washington's Cascade Mountains. (Ashley Ahearn/KUOW)

Ask any Northwest skiers and they’ll tell you it’s been a bad year for snow. They’re right. While the Northeast was pummeled by storms the past couple of months, snow levels are at record lows in Washington and Oregon.

But water managers say it’s not time to hit the panic button, yet. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Ashley Ahearn of EarthFix reports.

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