Much of California has escaped drought, but what lies ahead?

  • Much of California has escaped drought, but what lies ahead?

    Posted by Gatherer  on March 18, 2023 at 3:32 PM

    A recent barrage of winter storms has helped rescue much of California from years of drought, but the state is bracing for possible floods and continued groundwater shortages in the months ahead.

    At this time last year, the entire Golden State was coping with drought. Now nearly 64 percent of it is drought-free, after a series of “atmospheric rivers” inundated much of the region with rainfall and heaped piles of snow across the Sierra Nevada mountain range this season.

    The improvements have been so drastic that the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California even moved this week to rescind all water use restrictions.

    “The abnormally

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