Long California Drought Ends

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Heavy rains and flooding have thrown off spring planting and harvesting schedules for many of California's growers this year, but there has been a silver lining for the region's farmers. Along with the heavy rains, the High Sierra snowpack is at 159% of its normal level, leading Gov. Jerry Brown to declare an end to the severe, three-year drought that

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Heavy rains and flooding have thrown off spring planting and harvesting schedules for many of California's growers this year, but there has been a silver lining for the region's farmers.

Along with the heavy rains, the High Sierra snowpack is at 159% of its normal level, leading Gov. Jerry Brown to declare an end to the severe, three-year drought that has led to significant water restrictions for both growers and residents throughout the region.

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