A series of rainstorms — one of which was powerful and destructive for residents statewide — helped deposit needed moisture to California, but it’s going to take 11 trillion gallons of water in storage to recover from the drought, NASA scientists said this week.
There are two things very annoying about the deluges that have been drenching California. And neither involves nature.
Beverly and Jim Morten were happy to see it: rain washing over the gravestones at Savannah Memorial Park, pooling water in the shallow, rock-lined holes around crape myrtles they helped plant.
As Southern California dried out from a record-breaking rainstorm Saturday, another major front was barreling toward the region.