Friday Top of the Scroll: The drought is going to stick around for a third year in California, federal scientists project
California is likely to emerge from the winter with little relief from drought, federal climate experts said Thursday, setting the stage for a third year of dry weather and continuing water shortages. The monthly climate report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration projects that drought conditions will persist in almost all of California through February. With the next three months historically the state’s wettest, the opportunity for drought recovery is essentially lost.
- KSBW – Salinas: California drought - 100% of the state remains in ‘Moderate Drought’
- White Mountain Independent: Forecasters warn of a dry winter
- Sierra Wave Media: Will Winter Precipitation Be a Bomb Cyclone Or Just a Bomb? – Mono County Supervisors Hear Winter Projection Possibilities