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Daniel Swain in The Press Democrat — Not-So Rainy Season: Bone-Dry February to Stay that Way, Possibly Boosting Fire Danger

While a two- or three-week dry spell can be unnerving, said climate scientist Daniel Swain, author of the authoritative Weather West blog, “it’s not a big problem.” More worrisome, he said, are multiple dry months during California’s wet season. “We’re getting closer to that territory now.”