Editorial: L.A. may not get another wet winter for a while. We should prepare for drier times

It’s the second straight year of above-average rain and snow in California, amid the state’s driest period in 1,200 years. The respite from drought is certainly welcome, despite flooding, mudslides and associated miseries. Now meteorologists and oceanographers are watching possible La Niña conditions develop in the Pacific, perhaps signaling a return to drier times.

It’s an appropriate time to take stock — of how we weathered the last two winters, what we’ve learned and what’s ahead.

Read more

Share the Post:

Related Posts