Sometimes a picture — in this case a — graph is worth a thousand words. Lake Almanor resident Phil Datner graphed the water level at Lake Almanor for the past 10 years.
Yesterday was the end of California’s 2020 water year, so here is the final graph showing the last 10 years of water level. This is a dry year, but it could always be worst, such as in 2014 and 2015.
All data (daily) comes from California Data Exchange Center (CDEC) at https://cdec.water.ca.gov/LA-Water-Level-2011_2020