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Davis Family Not Letting Recent Rainfall Go To Waste

A Davis man decided it was his turn to do his part in conserving water, so he built a 1,100-gallon rain recycler. Most folks in Davis can’t hose down their driveway or wash their car whenever they like, but that’s not the case for the Montijos, that’s because they have recycled rainwater they can use.

12/19/2014

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Rain Arriving In Sacramento Valley Just In Time For Friday Morning Commute

We’re looking forward to a wet early commute on Friday , and then we’ll dry out the rest of the day.

12/18/2014

After California's driest three years on record, there have been few sounds as disturbing to water conservationists as the whisk-whisk-whisk of automatic lawn sprinklers kicking on directly behind TV reporters covering some of the state's first heavy downpours in years.(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Rain Could Spell Trouble For Calif. Water Conservation

After California’s driest three years on record, there have been few sounds as disturbing to water conservationists as the whisk-whisk-whisk of automatic lawn sprinklers kicking on directly behind TV reporters covering some of the state’s first heavy downpours in years.

12/16/2014

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Bulk Of Rain To Arrive In Valley Monday Afternoon

Forecasters said Sunday they expect more rain for California, but the two water-bearing fronts approaching the region aren’t packing the wallop delivered by a major storm last week.

12/14/2014

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Rain Showers Moving Into Our Area Monday

Another storm will arrive in our area on Monday. It won’t have the powerful winds and won’t bring as much rain as the last one.

12/13/2014

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California Cleaning Up As Storm Heads Southwest

Californians are cleaning up Saturday from a major storm that soaked the drought-stricken state before moving east to drop rain on Arizona.

12/13/2014

After California's driest three years on record, there have been few sounds as disturbing to water conservationists as the whisk-whisk-whisk of automatic lawn sprinklers kicking on directly behind TV reporters covering some of the state's first heavy downpours in years.(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Russian River Projected To Flood Overnight In Sonoma County

Federal flood forecaster Alan Haynes says the Russian River is expected to exceed flood stage at 3 a.m. Friday and that the peak of the flooding will occur by 10 a.m.

12/11/2014

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Flashlights, Batteries, Bottled Water In Short Supply As California Storm Looms

The wind barely whispered outside a Sacramento Target on Wednesday, but the threat of 70 mph wind gusts knocking out power cleared shelves of flashlights and batteries.

12/10/2014

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Feds: Calif. Drought Caused By Natural Conditions, Not Man-Made Global Warming

A new federal report says you can’t blame man-made global warming for the devastating California drought.

12/08/2014

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Chain Of Rain Dumps Massive Amounts Of Water In Sacramento, Up Interstate 80

A Granite Bay home CBS13 came upon had flooded after a nearby pond overflowed and expanded into the neighborhood. Fire crews worked into the night with pumps trying to clear the water from the front of the home.

12/03/2014

Wednesday's rainstorm caused flooding in many areas, like here in Woodland.

California Continues To Get Drenched With Rain

A second day of much-needed rain fell across drought-stricken California on Wednesday, but the storm had so far produced few of the problems such as flooding and mudslides that had threatened areas left barren by wildfires.

12/03/2014

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Powerful Storm Expected To Hit Drought-Stricken California On Tuesday

California is bracing for the arrival of a new, more powerful Pacific storm following a weekend of scattered rain, showers and snow.

12/01/2014

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