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California Is No Stranger to Dry Conditions, but the Drought from 2011-2017 Was Exceptional

How did the 2011-2017 drought fit within California’s history? This story map will address this question, as well as describe the evolution of the drought, its complex causes, and implications for the future. This story map is the product of a collaboration between NOAA's Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections Program (MAPP) and NIDIS.