Kings River snowpack above average for end of January

Officials say the snow courses measured an average water content of 15 inches.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- December's storms look to be setting up for a good water year.

The Kings River Water Association conducted survey this week. It found the Kings River within the South Fork and Middle Fork drainages had a snowpack just above average for end of January conditions.

It is also roughly 63% of the April 1 average.

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Officials say the snow courses measured an average water content of 15 inches.

However, they say there is still a long way to go with the region receiving little to no rain for the past month.

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