Thanks to a wet winter across the state, the entirety of California is free of drought for the first time since 2011, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor’s Thursday update. Don’t confuse that with former Gov. Jerry Brown’s April 2017 announcement that the statewide drought had officially ended.
- Los Angeles Times: California is drought-free for the first time in nearly a decade
- Voice of America: Wet Winter Ends California Drought After 376 Straight Weeks