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Drought Watch

The snow that replenishes Washington's reservoirs set a record low for April, and a recent report found the statewide winter snowpack at only 22 percent of normal. The previous record (33 percent of normal) was set in 2005. And while more rainfall than normal has pushed reservoirs to above-normal levels, officials say that snowpack is key in filling reservoirs and providing water through the dry months. [The State]