Mother Nature not cooperating on snow

The Okanogan River overflows in spring 2018 near Tonasket. The water outlook for 2019, so far, likely wouldn't repeat high water.

Photo by Brock Hires
The Okanogan River overflows in spring 2018 near Tonasket. The water outlook for 2019, so far, likely wouldn't repeat high water.



OKANOGAN – Snow pack should be accumulating in the mountains for adequate water supply next summer, but so far Mother Nature is not cooperating.

The first Water Supply Outlook report of 2019, issued in early January, shows that above-normal temperatures at the end of 2018 hindered normal snow accumulation statewide, except at the highest elevations...

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