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Drought-Striken California’s Sierra Nevada Snowpack Far Below Normal

A stream flows through a meadow near Echo Summit, Calif., Tuesday, March 3, 2015. California's third snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and leaning toward being the lowest on record in more than two decades. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
A stream flows through a meadow near Echo Summit, Calif., Tuesday, March 3, 2015. California's third snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and leaning toward being the lowest on record in more than two decades. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—California received a double dose of bad drought news on Tuesday, with state officials saying the snowpack in the Sierra Nevada is far below...


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