There was plenty of water flowing in Yosemite Falls the end of February.
Water too, in the seasonal Royal Arch Cascade
Unseasonably warm temperatures have caused the Sierra snow pack to melt early making things look better than they are. In truth, the March snow survey showed the snow pack to be only 83% of average for this time of year.
The early runoff has brought Don Pedro lake up enough for people to launch small boats but it is easy to see it still has a long way to go, as do all of the reservoirs in California. We are still in a sever drought.