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By Bob Valen 

This cool, damp weather will change, really


Yep, I’ve heard the comments: “When will it warm up; when will it stop raining?” It will, really.

This spring seems to be similar to last year’s in some ways — cool and damp. Given where we live, let’s be thankful for the rain, certainly for the snowpack too.

To our north, northeast and northwest the Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) numbers are looking good for our region. Snow Water Equivalent means the amount of water contained within the snowpack.

As of mid-April, Moses Mountain had 51 inches of snow and an SWE of 20 inches. Eventually, of all the snow we see on regional peaks,...

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