Despite drought warnings, the Mammoth Ski Resort is able to open next weekend, two weeks earlier than its usual opening.
A total of just 11.87 inches of rain and snow fell across California in the 2021 water year—less than half of the state's average precipitation.
Meteorologists are reporting that cooler temperatures are coming to parts of Northern California, including Sacramento.
President Jair Bolsonaro pleaded "help us" on his weekly broadcast, appearing desperate for Brazilians to pitch in to save water and energy.
There were no upward trends anywhere in country, the report said. The koala is fully extinct in 47 electorates. New South Wales had a 41 percent decline.
Despite widespread legalization, marijuana farms in the Western U.S. continue to proliferate, with illegal grows outpacing licensed growers.
"[The] extreme weather we're seeing is only going to come more frequently and with more ferocity," Biden said. "We're blinking Code Red as a nation."
The coyote was found roaming Our Lady of Lourdes Parish School in California before students had arrived for the day.
Nevada and Mexico will also lose some of their water supply from the river, but Arizona will be hit the hardest by mandatory water cuts during the drought.
Owners of the Alegria Inn had to start ordering water after their well dried up earlier in the year. Their 3,500 gallon order cost $300 in February and now costs $600.
Rising heat and dry conditions are reducing the water available for farming — as well as for once abundant salmon populations.
The emergency roundups concentrate on places where "chronic overpopulation" of the herds "already has stretched the available food and water to its limits," according to the Bureau of Land Management.
"Summer has barely begun and we have already had repeated extreme heat events creating dangerous conditions and shattering records across the country," said multiple energy agencies in a joint statement.
California state Senator Mike McGuire said a Chinook salmon population is on "the brink of total collapse" amid ongoing drought and water management issues.
The heat advisories have been issued while at least 12 states in the U.S. are tackling blazes caused by excessive temperatures earlier in July.
"Everybody is gonna be selling their cows, so it's probably smarter now to do it while the price is up before the market gets flooded," rancher Buzz Bates said.
The U.S. Geological Survey announced Saturday that average daily water levels had dropped about an inch below the previous 1963 record of 4,191.4 feet.
People have taken to the streets in the southwestern province of Khuzestan to protest water scarcity and power cuts.
The cloud seeding efforts, which use electrical charges to prompt rainfall, contributed to stormy weather rarely seen in the United Arab Emirates.
"Many areas of WA are currently under the stress of these extreme drought conditions," Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said in a tweet.
Demonstrators in Delhi were attempting to cut the water supply to government officials' homes when they were hit with the cannons.
Tribes in the Colorado River Basin have been trying to claim their legal access to its water for years. The drought has only increased their struggles.
Eight of those states saw their hottest June on record while another six marked their second hottest June.
Restore the Delta said senior management of the California Department of Water Resources and the California Natural Resources agency, gave Newsom "bad advice."
Newsom stopped short of mandating restrictions on water use but pleaded with residents to take shorter showers, to reduce outdoor watering, and to use dishwashers and laundry machines less often.
The water level in Lake Mead dropped to a new record low of 1,068.55 feet above sea level by July 6, according to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
Pacific Gas & Electric faces a nearly $2 billion shortfall in the $13.5 billion trust created for California wildfire victims who filed claims against them.
Teviston, a rural community in California's Tulare County, has been struggling since early June when the only functioning well stopped working.
According to the map, around 56 percent of states in the West are in "extreme drought," and 26 percent are in "exceptional drought."
Hundreds of people have already been evacuated from areas near the Los Padres National Forest near the rugged Big Sur area of Monterey County by late Friday.