California Drought Worsening During Height of Rainy Season
Posted: 4:10 PM EST on January 23, 2015
The Western U.S. winter rainy season has reached its halfway point, and there is only bad news to report for drought-beleaguered California. No rain at all has fallen in January 2015 in San Francisco, or over much of Central California. The dryness has been accompanied by near-record warmth at higher elevations in the Sierras. As a result, the snowpack in the Sierras is abysmally low, running about 30% of normal for this time of year.
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