Monday Top of the Scroll: ‘Not a drought buster.’ Northern California rainstorm will help but not end water woes
The rainstorm pelting Sacramento and Northern California will help remedy the state’s woeful water situation. But it won’t be nearly enough to end the epic California drought. … The main problem is that the drought, coupled with climate change, has dried out the soils of Northern California — meaning that much of the rain and snow will simply disappear into the ground.
- CalMatters: It’s time to get serious about water crisis
- Axios: Atmospheric river slams California, but La Niña winter looms
- Press Democrat: State Water Board temporarily lifts ban on Russian River diversions
- Sacramento Bee: Will a La Niña winter improve the drought in Northern California? It’s complicated
- Noozhawk: Despite Expected Rainfall, Santa Barbara County Still at 10-Year Low