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California Megadrought

A guide to resources about the past, present, and future of water in California and the West

The State of the Drought

Information on water usage, climate, weather, and other topics related to the current state of drought conditions in California.

Drought maps covering 2002 to the present at the North American Drought Monitor.

The Climate Prediction Center at the National Weather Service.

Maps and other visualizations at the New California Water Atlas.

Interactive maps, current conditions, and information on regional droughts at the National Integrated Drought Information Center.

Drought special on public television station KCET, including an interview with California Governor Jerry Brown.