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May 2, 2013 | 3:12 pm

Hot Dry Conditions Raise Fire and Drought Fears in the Bay Area

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It didn’t rain very much. It’s unusually hot. And now the state is literally on fire. Up on Echo Summit in the Sierra, Frank Gehrke, chief surveyor for the California Department of Water Resources told the Associated Press he wasn’t finding a snowpack. “I’m finding nothing,” he said. “Seriously, there is no snow on the […]

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California Water: From African Skies to Sierra Nevada Snow

March 1, 2013 | 8:14 am

California Water: From African Skies to Sierra Nevada Snow

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It’s March 1, which means Northern California is past its driest January-February period on record. Of course, the long-range forecast looks dry, too. So our question, as state water officials reportĀ on a Sierra snowpack that has fallen far short of normal for this time of year: “Where’s our rain?” OK–we don’t know the answer to […]

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