No Relief Forecast after One of California’s Driest Years Ever reports Sam Sanders at NPR. The Ca Dept of Water Resources says much of the drought the state is experiencing can be attributed to climate change.”We’re coming off two years of below-normal precipitation,” says Allan Haynes, a state hydrologist. “We’ve had an exceptionally dry past 12 months. In fact, one of the driest calendar years on record in lots of locations.” Gov. Jerry Brown has convened a drought task force to help the state prepare for what could be a very dry 2014.
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