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Dry January Puts a Hurt on California Snowpack

PHILLIPS STATION — California's weather turned largely dry in January and left the water content of the Sierra Nevada snowpack below average for this time of year, state officials said after measurements Thursday. The retrograde movement of the winter precipi...
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Costa & Denham Deliver Bipartisan Victory for Valley Water

The western United States — including the San Joaquin Valley — could see significant increases in water storage capacity due to legislation that passed the House of Representatives on Thursday. Overcoming the continuing rancor in Congress, the legislation c...

Atmospheric River Heads to the Valley. What Is It?

A big weather system is heading to Fresno, Clovis and other parts of California. The heaviest rain will hit us Wednesday and Thursday, according to the National Weather Service forecast office in Hanford. ...