Can El Niño ease San Joaquin Valley’s drought? Don’t bet on it, experts say

After several dry winters, Fresno and California's San Joaquin Valley hoped for above-average rain and snowfall from an El Niño ocean pattern in the eastern Pacific Ocean in the winter of 2015-16. But that's no guarantee of a wet winter.
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After several dry winters, Fresno and California's San Joaquin Valley hoped for above-average rain and snowfall from an El Niño ocean pattern in the eastern Pacific Ocean in the winter of 2015-16. But that's no guarantee of a wet winter.