The Wall Street Journal has a nice summary of the water concerns facing the Golden State including potential water rationing in some municipalities.
I look at drought from the point of view, no rain equals dry grass and low fuel moisture. Less rain means more downed and dead vegetation. If this pattern sticks this will be another dangerous year for wildland firefighters.
I’d like to listen in on some of the Cal Fire 2009 strategy meetings. A continuing drought combined with budget cuts offer a tough challenge.
Update; Bolinas almost out of water, hills brown, almost like August!