The California Drought, As Seen From Space No snow, no water. (PHOTOS)
From National Journal:
What's missing in the photo on the right? Snow. And perhaps a bit of greenery.
NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released that photo to illustrate what a year of drought conditions (which have intensified recently) have wrought on the landscape. The amount of snow in California's Sierra region is between 4 percent and 22 percent of normal. And a change that drastic is easily seen from space. See the photos here: