The oldest weather predictor in the country says summer in northern California will be hot and rainy. The Old Farmer’s Almanac just released this summer’s prediction with data based on 30 year statistical averages from the National Oceanic and atmosphere Administration. So far we have seen some light precipitation heading into the warmer months of summer, and the Old Farmer’s Almanac claims an 80% accuracy rate for its weather predictions. Yet, last year’s accuracy rate in forecasting the change in precipitation was below average at just 78% . Currently Lassen county sits in the middle at a D2 severe drought status according to the National Integrated Drought Information System. If the prediction turns out to be true there could be some much need relief to these extreme drought conditions throughout the state. You can view the full Old Farmer’s Almanac Summer Weather Map at almanac.com.
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