From CBS – The major storm that dropped up to 11 feet in parts of the Sierra is now mainly gone, finally giving Californians a chance to dig out. The 6-11 feet that fell across the Sierra provided an extreme boost to the snowpack following the slow start the winter. On January 1, the statewide snowpack was at 28% but now it is at 104% and the April 1 average, the date at which the snowpack typically peaks, is at 95%. The recent storm all but assured another drought-free summer for Northern California. (more)