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President Donald Trump on Monday threw a tremor into California wildfire battles with a tweet blaming Gov. Jerry Brown for allegedly limiting access to water for firefighting.

A grieving orca has been carrying her dead calf around Washington’s Puget Sound for more than two weeks. This extraordinary display of mourning is a reminder of water management problems that have gone unresolved for decades.

Warmer temperatures are expected to increase winter and spring rain in mountainous areas of the West, likely doubling the number of rain-on-snow flooding events by the century’s end, says a new study.

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