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Recent Storms ‘Just a Drop in the Bucket’ for California Drought

California has experienced a devastating, multi-year drought that’s depleted reservoirs, forced officials to plead with residents to conserve water and constrained supplies to vital farmland. Suddenly, the state has been hit by a severe series of storms, with more expected in the coming days. The rain is soaking a state...

Weekend Storm Brings Needed Moisture to Valley. Forecast Shows More on the Way.

Light snowfall lingered in Shaver Lake and other parts of the Sierra Nevada after weekend precipitation brought much-needed moisture to the Central Valley over the weekend. The Fresno area received about .71 inches of rainfall through early Monday, measured at Fresno City College. Shaver Lake received about a half-inch of precipitation,...