How does this affect the drought that California has been in?
One positive thing coming from theses storms is there ending California's 6 year drought. A recent survey of the Sierra Nevada snowpack stood at just 53 percent of average, about one-third as much water as the same time last year. The rain is needed for the next dry summer. David Gomberg a meteorologist says "They are expecting some heavy snow up in the high Sierras, that's good news for our water supply." California’s declared a state of emergency due to the drought they've been trying to conserve water and now they have been giving a break which will help them in the future.
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