Snow pack remains above normal in Summerland

March 1 readings show 122 per cent of historical averages

Summerland’s snow pack levels are well above normal, according to the latest measurements taken by municipal staff.

The measurements were taken on March 1. at Summerland Reservoir and at Isintok Lake.

At Summerland Reservoir, the snow depth was 900 millimetres, or the equivalent of 256 millimetres of water.

READ ALSO: Okanagan faces high flood risk due to above average snowpack

READ ALSO: Summerland snow pack levels above average

This is 122 per cent of the historical average, measured over 56 years. The historical average for this time of the year is the equivalent of 209 millimetres of water.

At Isintok Lake, the snow depth was 670 millimetres, or the equivalent of 186 millimetres of water.

This is 122 per cent of the historical average for the site. The average is the equivalent of 153 millimetres of water.

To report a typo, email:
news@summerlandreview.com
.



news@summerlandreview.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Fines now payable by credit card in Coldstream

Card payment option now available for parking and other violation tickets

Downtown Vernon #OpensWithCare amid COVID-19

Back to business, but not as usual as pandemic continues

Tough time for tree fruits as some B.C. farm products soar

Province reports record 2019 sales, largely due to cannabis

Vernon chamber warns against spread of invasive species

Concerns tied to increased promotion of domestic travel during the pandemic

Small steps toward reconciliation in Vernon

Local First Nation and city now meet monthly to bridge communication gap

21 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in B.C. as virus ‘silently circulates’ in broader community

Health officials urge British Columbians to enjoy summer safely as surge continues

Bikers Are Buddies set up in North Okanagan-Shuswap

Non-profit motorcycle group rides to raise awareness around bullying

Separate trials set for 2018 Kelowna Canada Day killing

Four people have been charged with manslaughter in relation to Esa Carriere’s death, including two youths

Kootnekoff: New workplace harassment and violence requirements

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years.

Dyer: Buying an electric car

Kristy Dyer is a columnist for Black Press Media who writes about the environment

Summerland Museum to hold walking tours

Community’s past will be explained during series of summer tours

Summerland mayor asks for community conversation following racist vandalism

Home of Indo-Canadian family in Summerland was targeted on evening of July 13

HERGOTT: Goodbye column

Paul Hergott is taking a break from writing for Black Press

Province agrees to multimillion-dollar payout for alleged victims of Kelowna social worker

Robert Riley Saunders is accused of misappropriating funds of children — often Indigenous — in his care

Most Read