Rain and snowfall over the past few days has made a significant dent in the water deficit around the Bay Area and California; even though it is only about a quarter of the way through the rainfall season. In the San Francisco Bay Area, rainfall-to-date ranges from about 72% of normal in Santa Rosa to 91% in San Francisco, 119% in San Jose and 124% in Oakland.
Snowfall from the past week is still be tabulated, but precipitation totals for both the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River drainages has nearly doubled since the first of December. This good news for both water officials and ski resorts heading into the holidays.
(Continue reading at the Examiner)
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