NW snowpack at center of ongoing debate

The snowpack that irrigates Northwest crops has been measured extensively, studied deeply and politicized thoroughly.

Yet, it won’t easily reveal its past or the outlook for its future.

Some scientists have reported astonishing snowpack declines over the past century but are hard-pressed to quantify much change in the Cascades over the past 40 years.

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