Massive snow melt fills Lake Tahoe to the top 

“Dozens of feet of snow that blanked the Sierra Nevada this winter, generated by blizzards from raging atmospheric river storms, have been steadily melting all spring and summer, sending billions of gallons of water rushing downhill and steadily raising the water level at Lake Tahoe.

“The surface of Lake Tahoe, which stretches 22 miles long, has risen an astounding 8 feet since the beginning of 2016.”

See entire article:
https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/07/12/lake-tahoe-fills-to-the-top-as-massive-winter-snows-melt/

Lake Tahoe water level approaches legal limit
https://www.tahoedailytribune.com/news/lake-tahoe-water-level-reaches-legal-limit/

Thanks to Jack Hydrazine for these links

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July 14, 2019 at 01:59PM

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