LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — This winter seems to be the wettest Southern California has seen in years as steady rain continues to fall.
Although the Southland’s barren landscape has been slowing coming back to life and turning green again, “we are not yet out of the drought,” said Tim Barr, Director of Water Resources at Western Municipal Water District in Riverside.READ MORE: Free Dodgers Tickets For 1,000 Fans As Incentives Continue Rolling In For Californians Who Received The COVID Vaccine
“It’s going take an awful lot of snow in Northern California and an awful lot of rain in Southern California to get us out of this drought. I don’t predict that we will get out anytime soon,” he said.
But Barr said he was excited about a big storm expected up North, where Southern California gets a third of its water supply.READ MORE: Driver Killed After Careening Into Hancock Park Home, Sparking Fire; Street Racing May Be To Blame
“About 35 percent of our water comes from outside, from Northern California and Colorado River,” he added.Fire Crews Prepare As Hot Spell Expected To Bear Down On Southland Next Week
Click here for a look at the Golden State’s drought conditions.