April storm improves 2022 PNW water outlook, drought remains. – AP

Good news but not enough to bail us out of drought conditions.

Climatologists say rare April snow along with rain sweeping across the Pacific Northwest this week could increase water supplies, slow snow melt and lengthen the irrigation season. Washington state climatologist Nick Bond said irrigators will benefit from April storms, but it won’t be enough to end the eastern Washington drought. (Associated Press)


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