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Stories related to: El Nino
March 16, 2016 | Amy Quinton
Recent rains have increased water storage in reservoirs and flooded fields in the Sacramento Valley. That has improved habitat for fish and wildlife.
January 6, 2016 | Ed Joyce
Record rainfall in parts of California, fueled in part by El Niño, won't end the state's historic four-year drought.
January 6, 2016
UPDATE 9 a.m.: The thousand-mile coast of California is covered in warnings, watches and advisories for rain, flooding and high surf as another El Nino storm moves in from the Pacific. Winter weather advisories are also in effect in Nevada.
January 5, 2016 | James Morrison
El Niño is finally making an appearance in Northern California this week. A series of storms lined up over the Pacific Ocean is expected to bring several inches of rain and two feet of snow to the northern part of the state over the next two weeks.
December 10, 2015 | Ed Joyce
Despite a return to a more typical fall storm pattern, the rain and snow has brought only minimal improvement to California's multiyear drought.
December 9, 2015 | Ed Joyce
A federal agency released plans Wednesday to manage the potential problems from El Niño in California, such as flooding and landslides.
November 13, 2015 | Amy Quinton
California Governor Jerry Brown has issued an executive order to prepare for a fifth year of drought. The strategy may extend water conservation mandates.
October 29, 2015
This month's mudslides in Southern California was an early look at what could happen if or when El Niño hits the state. How to prevent such catastrophes was the topic of a state senate committee hearing near Los Angeles Wednesday.
October 28, 2015 | Ben Bradford
While Californians hope El Niño will bring some relief from the drought this winter, it may also cause major flooding.