Drought, what drought?

A series of powerful winter storms has restored California’s once-withering snowpack to levels well above average, with most of the state’s reservoirs filled at or near capacity.

The recent inundation of wet weather makes it’s easy to forget that California was very recently mired in a historic five-year drought.

Source:: The Lowdown

MAP: What California’s Reservoir and Snowpack Levels Look Like in the Midst of This Very Wet Winter 8 March,2017Matthew Green


Matthew Green

Matthew Green produces and edits The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog, an online resource for educators and the general public. He previously taught journalism at Fremont High School in East Oakland, and has written for numerous local publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. Email: mgreen@kqed.org; Twitter: @MGreenKQED

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