Thursday June 27, 2024


It seems like just a few weeks ago, we were seeing day after day of rain in the Tri-Counties. The last two years brought big rainfall totals to the region, with water sources like Lake Cachuma full for the first time in years.

But, climatologists say it looks like we aren’t going to be as lucky this upcoming rainfall season.

“Two years of above normal rainfall, with a healthy El Nino last winter…it was pretty welcome, because we’d experienced almost two decades of drought,” said Dr. Bill Patzert.

He’s a researcher, and oceanographer who was at NASA’s JPL for decades, and a has been a part of NASA’s Sea Level Change team.

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