Author Topic: 2017-18 monthly reports of Northern California rainfall.  (Read 1568 times)

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Dear Blick and WeatherCat western United States drought watchers,

According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, there are already very serious drought conditions in Utah, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Several years of below average precipitation is taking a grim toll in large portions of these states. Looks like California, Oregon, and Nevada are likely to be next on the list. If so, that's more than 25% of the lower 48 states land mass. Yikes.

http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/CurrentMap.aspx

The Climate Prediction Center isn't as pessimistic, but it is still bad:

http://athena.trixology.com/index.php?topic=2737.msg26626#msg26626

Meanwhile in California our ever observant politicians suddenly discovered that there is a housing shortage in the state.  The problem is only decades old and of course it is only one of the many infrastructure problems facing the now clearly tarnished golden state.  Still, there are bills to rapidly increase housing construction.  Where will the water come from for all these new homes to use?

The Second Coming is - Sooo - overdue!!

Oh well, . . . .   Edouard