The Olympic Peninsula Faces A Summer Without Snowmelt – KUOW


More on our ongoing drought conditions. A good concise overview of the issues facing the Peninsula. You can read it or listen to at the link below.

The peaks of the Olympic Mountains are a familiar sight on the western horizon for people in the Puget Sound region. Well into summer, those mountains are usually snowy white.

But not this year. The snow is gone and rivers are at flow levels not normally seen until late summer. That has farmers, fish managers and community leaders worried about the season ahead.

Ashley Ahearn reports.

http://kuow.org/post/olympic-peninsula-faces-summer-without-snowmelt?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Social_Media&utm_campaign=060115_environment

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