‘We’re in bad shape’: San Joaquin Valley lags in rainfall, despite storms this week
The past week brought much-needed showers to Tulare County — but not enough to catch up to the amount of rain the area should have by this time in the water year. … The past week brought about .78 inches, a decent amount, considering the average rainfall over the past 30 years for the entire month of March is 1.9 inches. But the rainfall broke an all-time record dry period for the season, as not a drop fell in February.
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