Numbers don't lie, and the data underlying California's drought do not have anything good to say.
Torrential rains in the Southern Plains made this the wettest month on record for the contiguous United States.
While the west coast endures a long stretch of brutal dry weather, some see hope because the southwest is being inundated with rain.
Forest Service anticipates spending up to $1.6 billion fighting a fire season that could be worse than normal.
Some 200 homes were under evacuation orders in Riverside County.
The global warming hiatus and western U.S. drought both have roots in the Pacific according to recent research. Continue reading →
Drought-plagued California just saw its warmest year to date, besting last year's record by nearly 2 degrees F. Continue reading →
A dire, record low snowpack in California has set the state up for worse impacts from its four-year drought.
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