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The city of Sacramento is moving ahead with a plan to offer rebates to people who rip out their front lawns and replace them with drought-tolerant landscaping.
The amount of water in Folsom Lake has nearly doubled in the past month since this picture was taken, but lake levels are still only at 59 percent of average.
The Lake Tahoe area has just recorded its wettest February in 14 years, according to the National Weather Service in Reno. But winter precipitation is still just above half of normal.
The City of Sacramento wants to start a pilot program to pay people to replace their front lawns with landscaping that conserves water.
People who suffer from allergy in California may already be feeling symptoms this year. And the drought conditions may bring further aggravation.