Thursday’s Top Five Stories: No Snowpack, No Water; SmartMeter Opt-Out Criticized

Stories you shouldn’t miss:

1. State water officials are worried about the meager snowpack in the Sierra as Northern California continues to experience a bone-dry winter. The Chron reports that measurements yesterday showed that the snowpack is only 37 percent of normal for this time of year. The state’s reservoirs are still in good shape, but that will change if the dry weather continues. California may need another “Miracle March” of wet weather to stave off water rationing this summer.

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