California Water News for January 4, 2018

LA Times: Southern California’s water year has been nearly bone dry so far, making some history KGO-TV: California water managers say it’s too early for drought fears despite disappointing snowpack Washington Post: The grim scope of 2017’s California wildfire season is now clear. The danger’s not over. NY Times: California Today: Want Snow? Don’t Go Looking in the Sierra Nevada […]

California Water News for January 3, 2018

Associated Press: Record dry raises fears of drought’s return in California KCRG-TV 9: California residents worry about potential mudslides Gov Tech: Impacts, Lessons from Oroville Spillway Crisis The Weather Channel: The First Significant Rain Since Thanksgiving Weekend Expected in California This Week Associated Press & Sacramento Bee: The Latest: President declares disaster over California fire SF Chronicle: Parts of California, West […]

California Water News for January 2, 2018

Associated Press & Visalia Times-Delta: Trump considers sending more water to California farmers CNN: Mudslide danger replaces fire threat in Southern California SF Gate: Rain, possible thunderstorms in Bay Area forecast for this week LA Times: California’s largest ever fire was a force that could not be stopped Lake County News: Study: Wet winters may not dampen small wildfires Sacramento […]

California Water News for December 22, 2017

SLO Tribune: Thomas Fire still 65 percent contained after crews withstand wind event Sacramento Bee: Politicians to Trump: Don’t relicense Oroville Dam until we know why spillway failed Associated Press: 114 mph wind gust in snowy Sierra; storm heads east Press Democrat: Live map of Southern California Fires LA Times: House passes disaster aid bill with wildfire funding, 18 Californians […]

California Water News for December 21, 2017

LA Times: L.A.’s increasingly hot and dry autumns result in ‘these near-apocalyptic fires’ Your Central Valley: State water board laying out water regulation for marijuana growers LA Times: Gov. Jerry Brown requests a major disaster declaration for SoCal wildfires KABC: Strong winds bring chilly temps, potential fire danger across much of the Southland KQED News: California Firefighters Douse Hot Spots […]

California Water News for December 20, 2017

LA Times: The Thomas fire is now the second largest in modern California history KTIC Radio: Global Drought Severity Index Launched East Bay Times: Despite overnight rain in Bay Area, December tracking to be one of driest on record Alene Tchekmedyian & Nicole Santa Cruz: Another day of reckoning: Return of powerful winds make Thomas fire dangerous again KQED […]

California Water News for December 15, 2017

LA Times: Return of powerful winds brings new threats to Santa Barbara, Ventura as Thomas fire rages SF Chronicle: Dry December in California stirs all-too-recent memories of drought SF Chronicle: Firefighter killed battling SoCal Thomas Fire; red flag warning for Bay Area The Union Democrat: California will set more fires to try to stop wildfires 89.33 KPCC: How a drone […]

California Water News for December 14, 2017

LA Times: Water loss caused Sierra Nevada to grow an inch during California drought, researchers say Sacramento Bee: Oroville Dam crisis sparked $1.2 billion in claims. State hasn’t paid a dime Reuters: After fires, Southern California faces risk of mudslides LA Times: Gov. Jerry Brown warns climate change has us ‘on the road to hell.’ California’s wildfires show he’s […]

California Water News for December 13, 2017

LA Times: Fierce fight along Santa Barbara coast as fire threat eases in Ventura Sacramento Bee: Dry weather continues in California. Time to start worrying about another drought? Washington Post: Why are California’s wildfires so historic? For starters, a diablo is at work. Live Science: What Are Pyrocumulus Clouds? California Fires Spawn Eerie Formations KQED News: Southern California Is Burning […]

California Water News for December 12, 2017

LA Times: The inferno that won’t die: How the Thomas fire became a monster OC Register: Santa Ana posts hottest temperature in the U.S., Newport Beach breaks 93-year-old heat record KQED News: State Releases Analysis of Oroville Spillway Cracks NPR: Firefighters In California Take Advantage Of Milder Winds CNN: California wildfires have destroyed 1,000 structures … and counting The New […]