"Every year that goes by seems to bring a new round of record-breaking weather events, many with devastating consequences," researcher Douglas Le Comte said.
Researchers say they are "unfortunately confident" Southwest will be hit by megadroughts again as a result of climate change.
In the new book "Downriver," Heather Hansman paddles the length of the Green River—the biggest tributary of the Colorado River - in an attempt to understand the fight overwater, and what's going to happen to those battles in a hotter, drier, more crowded future.
The new machines could represent the biggest leap forward in the industry since electric-powered washing machines.
Researchers used laser-imaging technology mounted to a plane to map the tree health of California's forests and found things may soon get a lot worse.
Flights were delayed about 45 minutes and Bay Area Rapid Transit about 10 minutes.
NOAA's winter outlook suggest things are going to get worse for the parched Pacific Northwest states.
Power has shifted from those who believe people come first to those who view them as a scourge.
A new study finds California hasn't had this meager of a snowpack in the past 500 years.
A rapidly spreading wildfire roared for a third day in the Sierras, threatening mountain communities near Sacramento.
A citizen scientist came up with the seeds for a potentially drought-proof lawn.
The appearance of a dead whale in the Bay Area city is the latest development in an ongoing trend.
Scientists have calculated how much less severe the drought would be without climate change.
Warming temperatures in the East Pacific could lead to record-setting weather changes.
More than 134,000 acres have burned in northern California.
Those urging siphoning off even more salmon water will throw our salmon fishery away.
Farmers would be protected from potentially deeper cuts if they opt into the voluntary program.
"We have the brownest lawn on the block, and I'm proud of it."
Science got California into this desperate, desiccated mess. Can it also save it?