New snow helps, but Crater Lake still below average

snowy crater lake

 

CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK – The usual number of inches of snow on the ground this week at Crater Lake National Park is 117, and despite all of the new snow recently the number is still in the 90′s. Another 10-15 inches has come down in the past two days, but that just puts the snowpack at 60 percent of average. Heavy snow is possible there Thursday and Friday.