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Record April heat shrinks snowpack

May 12, 2016 – Kelowna Daily Courier Record-breaking temperatures in April melted a lot of the snowpack for the Okanagan and boosted seasonal runoff. The Okanagan’s current average snowpack is 75 per cent of normal, down from 131 per cent

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Large snowpacks, early melt mean uncertain forecast

April 20, 2016 – Osoyoos Times With warm temperatures this spring, snowpack is melting faster than usual, but this year there’s more snow than last year at higher elevations. All that adds up to uncertainty among the experts as they

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Above normal temps may cause flooding

April 19, 2016 – Vernon Morning Star The province’s snow melt freshet season is now underway. Snow melt has been observed at most of the automated snow weather stations (ASWS) across the province since early April, indicating a melt season

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