The State Hornet

Dry year has large effects in Sacramento region

Alex Slavas

February 1, 2012

In what is generally considered to be the one of the wettest months of the year, the Sacramento area has been struck with less than half of the 17 to 20 inches usually encountered during the month of January. "This water year's rainfall is approximately 40 to 45 percent of normal," said Jim Wanket, assoc...