Scientists from the Scripps Institution for Oceanography are getting a rare look inside California storms to predict the future. NBC 7's Greg Bledsoe reports.
The state's monthly water-use report card released Tuesday shows that Californians have met the state's 20-percent water-use reduction goal for the first time.
The Southern California Geographic Coordination Center released its fire outlook report for 2015 on Tuesday.
Previous monthly reports show Californians have had difficulty meeting the goal of reducing water use by 20 percent.
When an earthquake hits, there's more to worry about than meets the eye - especially in a drought.
The Sierra snowpack is at well below-normal levels.
Heavy rainstorms in December helped curb the county’s water usage, but the state is still in drought.
The percentage of the state in "Exceptional Drought," the most severe of the Monitor's five categories, increased from 33 percent to nearly 40 percent since last week.
San Diego remained relatively low on the state's list of biggest water users last November.
New figures show Californians are doing slightly better on conserving water during the drought.