A California Drought?

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California water officials, farmers and others who track seasonal snow and rain levels are beginning to worry about how dry it's been. Officials say they're not ready to declare a drought, however, because the rainy season isn't over yet -- and many reservoirs are still full of runoff from last year's heavy snows.

We discuss the potential for a drought, and what might be causing the unseasonably warm temperatures.


Jeanine Jones, interstate resources manager for the California Department of Water Resources

William Patzert, climatologist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory