While drought conditions have improved across Northern California in mid-May, Southern California is still experiencing below-average precipitation, according to theU.S. Drought Monitor.
The Drought Monitor, which collects data from 50 different weather indicators, have shown an increasingly red California since 2011, the last time the drought map was clear.
This article was originally published on Aug. 7, 2014 and is updated periodically.
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