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Monday, July 24, 2017
MEDIA MONDAY / HOW GOES CALIFORNIA’S DROUGHT?
Is it just me or has
the media in California has stopped writing about the drought?What drought?That’s what I thought.
thanks to stats from the United States Drought Monitor the following map shows
(as of mid-July) how dry or wet the Golden State happens to be.One good map is worth a 1000 words.
U.S. Drought Monitor is jointly produced by the National Drought Mitigation
Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of
Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Map
courtesy of NDMC-UNL.
comparison and conversation we post two images of a marina in Lake Oroville taken by Getty
Images—same spot—in 2014 and 2017. 2014:
February, 2017 Below is an image of the Oroville Dam and lake taken by NASA showing the spillover from the dam that threatened 100,000 residents in this part of California. The marina is shown in the right hand side of the NASA photo.