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April 19, 2014: Shuswap Lake Update
Rain around Shuswap Lake brought new snow to the lower mountains. More rain and cooler temperatures remain in the forecast for this week, adding new layers of snow to the upper mountains. The snow pack in upper mountains is still slightly above normal.
Water flow in creeks and rivers continued to increase, as the already saturated soil is rapidly draining its water. Additional rain will further accelerate this process over the next few days. Shuswap Lake is now rising at a rate over 2 inches per day.

A new report has been released from the UN World Meteorological Organization, indicating a high potential for an El Nino event close to the peak of the runoff this year. If those weather models are correct, the Shuswap region may see increased rain periods similar to 2012 during the peak of the runoff, followed by another hot and dry summer. Source: WMO Report

Picture:   [ Mara Lake (April 06, 2014) ]
Mara Lake Turbidity Readings for 2014-03-30:   0.89 NTU

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Last Lake Measurements
  Date: April 19, 2014
  Lake Level: 345.505 m 1133.55 ft.
  1-Day Change: 6.6 cm 2.6 in.
  Water Temp.: 10.6 °C 51 F
  Weather:
  Day Low: 3.5 °C 38 F
  Day High: 12.6 °C 55 F
  Next Update: April 20, 2014
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