Sacramento’s drought level? Status map + no rain this summer
It is unlikely the Sacramento area will receive a substantial amount of rain anytime soon, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasts for this weekend show temperatures climbing above the average for this time of year which is around 94 degrees, weather service spokesman Craig Shoemaker said. And it’s expected to remain dry in the area for awhile. … This interactive map depicts drought status levels in Sacramento and throughout the country, using data from the U.S. Drought Monitor.
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