Lake Oroville, Shasta Lake fly overs show dramtic effects of drought

Jul 23, 2015 5:27 PM by News Staff, YouTube

A video released Wednesday by California’s Department of Water Resources shows the dramatic effects of California’s drought.

The video, filmed on July 20 and posted to YouTube Wednesday, shows Folsom Lake, Lake Oroville, and Shasta reservoirs.

On Wednesday, Butte County officials declared a local drought emergency in order to give the county access to more resources.

Meteorologists predict a strong El Niño this winter, but whether it will bring rain remains unknown.


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