Will coming storms break California’s epic drought?

December 21, 2021
Jesse Vad, SJV Water reporting intern
by Jesse Vad, SJV Water reporting intern
The mountains east of Bakersfield have a dusting of snow after the Dec. 14 storms. The next set of storms over Christmas was expected to wallop California with rain and snow. CREDIT: Lois Henry
Jesse Vad, SJV Water reporting intern
Jesse Vad, SJV Water reporting intern

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Water watchers were anticipating a possible “drought busting” series of storms over the Christmas holidays after a strong assist from mid-December storms.

The Dec. 14 storm brought about one to two inches of rain to a lot of the San Joaquin Valley floor, said David Spector, forecaster at the National Weather Service’s Hanford station. It also dumped about two to four feet of snow at high elevations in the Sierra Nevada mountains which will help

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