Federal agencies released a pair of forecasts showing dry conditions will persist in parts of the drought-stricken West, suggesting there won't be enough snow to boost water supplies.
On a day when much of the U.S. struggled with bone-chilling cold, federal meteorologists said America's weather in 2014 wasn't really that bad.
New figures show Californians are doing slightly better on conserving water during the drought.
The first snow survey of the Sierra Nevada snowpack this winter found more snow than last year at this time, but not enough to impact the California drought.
California remains deep in a drought, but a steady string of wet weather that is expected to continue Wednesday is making it look and feel replenished.
California officials are worried that recent rains will give people an excuse to abandon water-conservation efforts designed to fight the state's long drought.
A soaking storm swept into Southern California, causing several mudslides, flooding streets and cutting power to tens of thousands Friday after lashing the rest of the state with much-needed rain.
Here is the latest on the storm hitting California gathered by AP reporters across the state: 8:40 a.m. PST: In wildfire-scarred Camarillo Springs, about 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles in...
More than 99 percent of California remains in moderate or worse drought despite rains received through the end of November, national drought experts said Thursday.
Hours of downpours brought California a dose of relief from a three-year drought with few of the negative consequences the long-awaited storm had threatened, at least so far.