California’s ridiculous run of record heat inflaming dire water situation

March 16, 2015 5:34 PM

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As California’s water supply is steadily dwindling, it is piling up warm weather records at a feverish pace. Disturbingly, the weather pattern responsible for this hot, dry pattern shows no signs of relenting as scientists gain more clues into what’s causing it.

As the drought has gotten worse, the heat – which intensifies drought by speeding up evaporation and drying out the land surface – has been a constant.

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