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X-15 & Aerospace
and local features for El Dorado Hills

and the Gold-Country Sierra Foothills

Current El Dorado Hills Weather & 10-day Forecast
                          

Folsom Lake Storage Status, 5/25/2016 at midnight (end of day)
Current Storage is 835,698 acre feet:
85.5% full: 104.1% of average on this date, 152.8% of one year-ago

Daily storage decrease was 1,693 acre feet, averaged over the last 5 days
Under current outflow management Folsom Lake is draining, despite sufficient inflow to fill.
Total outflow since mid-February is approximately 1.2 million acre feet, 84% of inflow.
Folsom Lake daily data
Storage Graphs for about 25 California reservoirs


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  Subsection icon for X15 X15 Section X-15 -- Hypersonic History
               F-104, open cockpit day, 2/6/2016Aerospace Museum of California:
Notes by a docent
[new section, coming soon]
Dash80 Section Dash-80 -- The first 707
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Sierrafoot has begun a major renovation, which will proceed gradually through 2016.  Remaining contents in the Air and Space section are retained and are undergoing updates, other sections are being cleaned out.


The first updates will be in the X-15  History section, including a new X-15 adventure story for Major Robert M. White's world official altitude record flight for winged aircraft on July 17, 1962. Also, a new subsection is being added for notes by a docent (this author) at the Aerospace Museum of California. The home page will retain the news box below on the status of Folsom Lake, occasionally with other notes on the California drought.

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