Weather experts spent much of this winter cautiously optimistic. Now, even the pros are getting more than a little nervous. Weeks have passed with hardly any rain. The Sierra Nevada has received record-low amounts of snow and stands at a measly 22 percent of average. Meanwhile, the calendar is flipping ever closer to California’s blast furnace dry season. “The outlook isn’t good,” said David Rizzardo, chief of snow surveys with the Department of Water Resources.READ MORE ►
Has drought returned to California? 'Outlook isn't good'