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A week has made a big difference to California’s drought after a series of storms brought rain and snow to the state, helping to lift some areas completely out of drought.

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have reported in a new study that as temperatures increase California should expect more frequent episodes of extreme precipitation.

There’s nothing like a good rainstorm to get people talking about building more dams, which is exactly what Assemblyman James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) did.

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