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Posted on 02/04/2014 6:01:28 AM PST by blam
California: Before And After The Drought, And Why It's Only Going To Get Worse
Tyler Durden on 02/03/2014
While the Northeast is blanketed by another winter storm, California has its own, quite inverse, climatic problems in the form of a historic drought which as Bloomberg reports, is forcing farmers in the fertile central valley region to fallow thousands of acres of fields and has left 17 rural towns so low on drinking water that the state may need to start trucking in supplies. It is so bad that water reservoirs are at about 60 percent of average, according to state water data, and falling as rainfall remains at record low levels.
Unfortunately for our California readers, it is going to get worse before it gets better because mountain snowpack is about 12 percent of normal for this time of year. The following picture of California from January and a year ago shows just this dramatic difference, which confirms that there is little hope for the parched state.
Here is the WaPo's Reid Wilson explaining the above visual comparison:
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I used to live in San Jose. Now I live in : The Rainest City In The USA
(which is five feet annually. There's a place in Bangladesh that gets 50 feet a year)
“California Indians need to start their rain dance.”
Why would they want to? If the drought persists, they can get rid of the invaders.