How recent storms play into California’s drought position
Hail and rain blanketed much of the Greater Sacramento Area this week, though experts say it’s not likely to play a major role in the state’s drought position. … Having endured two consecutively dry winters, California’s snowpack in most areas is less than 75% of normal for this time of year, according to the National Drought Mitigation Center. Many water agencies in California have discussed water conservation measures, the center wrote in its latest drought report. The North Marin Water District in the San Francisco Bay Area has already considered voluntary and mandatory water conservation orders.
- Herald and News: Commissioners declare another drought for Klamath Basin
- San Diego Union-Tribune: Pacific storm giving greater San Diego a soaking that’ll last 3 days
- Colusa County Sun-Herald: Snow below average again
- KTVU: Rain, hail and lightning soak the Bay Area