When layered, weekly images of the U.S. Drought Monitor for California show how much worse this drought is than any in the past decade.
This GIF map was created by Aubrey Ann Parker, news editor and data analyst for Circle of Blue. Contributors include Brett Walton and Codi Yeager-Kozacke of Circle of Blue, with images pulled from the U.S. Drought Monitor.
is a Traverse City-based assistant editor for Circle of Blue. She specializes in data visualization.
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