7 feet of snow is expected in some areas of California

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The impending storm is expected to usher in 7 feet of snow in higher elevations. By the end of the week the total for the year could already be up to 20 feet. That means a generous addition to the Sierra Nevada snowpack, a precious water supply that California cities and farms rely on when it melts in the spring and summer.

On Monday, it was at 126% of its average for this time of year, according to the California Department of Water Resources.

“We haven’t seen an event of this magnitude in at least a decade,” state climatologist Mike Anderson said.

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