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California Drought Update Early March

San Francisco did break the record of 1917 as of January, but just barely. Had the rains┬ábegun a day earlier as forecast, the monthly record would have held. Anyway, the drought is definitely not the end of life as we … Continue reading

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Some Things We’ve Noticed About the California Drought

California is a drought state. Our so called “Mediterranean” climate falls in a global zone just poleward of the great deserts and along the western continental margins that is characterized by winter rain and summer drought. Should we be surprised … Continue reading

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