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Southern California Better Prepared For Drought04:20

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The first significant storm to hit Northern California in 14 months produced a good amount of rain and snow over the weekend. But the National Weather Service says it would take weeks of similar storms to end the state's drought worries.

Water shortages have spurred calls for residents to curb usage. But in Southern California there’s no imminent threat of water rationing. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Steven Cuevas of KQED explains why.


This segment aired on February 10, 2014.

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