Monday October 9, 2023

Sacramento Bee

There’s no more drought in California, except for a sliver in the most northwestern portion of the state.

California is 99.93% drought-free, according to a Thursday update from the U.S. Drought Monitor. But Del Norte County reentered drought status in August after having been drought-free since January.

Approximately 3,000 people remain in drought areas, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor — a significant decrease from roughly 9,800 people in September and about 903,000 people in August.

The update showed 0.07% of California still has “moderate drought,” down from 0.22% on Sept. 5.

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