Wednesday Must Read: Are We Headed for Another Drought?; Romney Edges Santorum in Iowa

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1. The Sierra snowpack is almost nonexistent right now, raising concerns that California may be headed for another drought. The Chron reports that the state snowpack is only at 19 percent of normal for this time of year. At Echo Summit, it was just 1 percent of average — the lowest ever measured for this time of year. However, many of the state’s major reservoirs still have plenty of water because of last year’s heavy precipitation. In addition, forecasters noted that January and February are traditionally California’s wettest months.

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