Now that 2016 has gotten off to a wet start, one question is turning up with increasing frequency: "How will we know when the drought is over?" The answer is more complicated than you'd think. Simply put: The drought could end this year. But for that to happen, rains will have to continue arriving in pounding, relentless waves through April to fill depleted reservoirs and dry rivers and push the Sierra snowpack to at least 150 percent of normal.READ MORE ►
It ain't easy
California's drought: How will we know when it's over?