This image made from a webcam video provided by the Yosemite Conservancy shows Sentinel Dome during a snowstorm in Yosemite National Park on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. California has vital snow in the Sierra Nevada and positive rainfall totals in many areas after a stormy autumn weekend up and down the state, which is hoping to avoid a sixth consecutive year of drought conditions. The Sierra Nevada functions as reservoir for much of the state’s water supply. (Yosemite Conservancy via AP)
By Dale Kasler and Ryan Sabalow
November 28, 2016 – 2:36 PM
It’s only a beginning. But it’s a strong beginning, and it offers at least a rain gauge’s worth of hope to a state enduring its fifth year of drought.
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