Background and summary information on the Kings River weather modification program conducted during the 19-year period from 1954 through 1973

Thomas Henderson

Abstract


The Kings River is one of several streams which originates in the  high snowfields along the western slope of the Sierra Range in  California and flows from its 1600 square mile watershed to the rich San Joaquin Valley. Emerging from the foothills east of Fresno, the  total annual flow has ranged from a minimum of less than 400,000  acre feet to a maximum of more than 4,300,000 acre feet. The  average for the past 40 years has been approximatel1y, 600,000  acre feet......

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Weather Modification Operations

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