News Desk, Resources

California Emerges from Prolonged Drought


Recent rains and substantial winter storms have put an end to a harrowing stretch of Exceptional Drought that has plagued the Golden State. At its worst, the crippling conditions covered two-thirds of the state, decimating agriculture, aiding wildfires, and forcing mandatory water rationing. In 2017, Northern California’s Squaw Valley and Central California’s Mammoth Mountain have received record snowfall. In Southern California, Big Bear Mountain and Snow Summit have seen more snow this month than either had since 2011. “Statewide average snowpack is almost twice normal for late January, and somewhat more than twice normal in the Southern Sierra Nevada,” said Richard Tinker, a drought expert with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center.
Click here to read more about California’s prolonged drought.

RELATED ARTICLES

Estates

Obamas Close on 29-Acre Vineyard Estate

Strong activity buoys Massachusetts coastal market. According to …

Estates

Charlotte’s Web Farm on Market for First Time in 30 Years

Yankee Magazine reports that E.B. White’s 44-acre saltwater …

Print & Gift
Subscriptions Available
Please sign me up to receive breaking news and updates from The Land Report:
Copyright © Land Report LLC. All rights reserved.

Contact to Listing Owner

Captcha Code