Tuesday Top of the Scroll: Is California headed back into drought, or did we never really leave one?
A persistent ridge of high pressure has taken up residence in the eastern Pacific, and it shows no sign of budging. It is diverting storms into the Pacific Northwest region, which means more dry weather for California. But did the drought in California ever really end? Climatologist and weather expert Bill Patzert thinks Southern California continues to be mired in a two-decade drought…
- Visalia Times-Delta: Drought returns to the Central Valley; recent conditions among driest in recorded history
- California Weather Blog: Very dry conditions to continue at least through late February
- The Weather Channel: California is drying out again; here’s why it’s not a concern – yet