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How The High Snowpack Figures In Climate Science

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The recent reports on snowpack in the region are encouraging. 

In Southern Oregon, snowpack is way above what is considered normal for January. 

But that's one month, and a lot can happen on the way to spring and summer. 

We get an idea of how one season's weather--a season not yet complete--figures into the larger climate picture when Kathie Dello, Associate Director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute, visits The Exchange.  

 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.