Could West Coast’s atmospheric river help undo drought conditions? Too early to tell, experts say – ABC News
The atmospheric river impacting the West Coast, while creating dangerous weather conditions for millions of people, could temporarily reverse drought conditions in states that desperately need water. But despite the sustained levels of rain and snow, some experts think it’s too early to determine if the latest atmospheric river will do enough to reverse drought conditions longer-term. They say they’ll have a clearer picture in the spring.