|Heavy clouds and rain pass over downtown Los Angeles on Friday, April 8, 2016. The first of two weather systems has brought showers to Southern California but rainfall has been scattered and mostly light. The National Weather Service says radar shows showers running across the region early Friday but not much of the rain is reaching the ground. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel) Photo by Associated Press|
Apr 9, 2016
Apr 8, 2016
By BEN TRACY CBS NEWS April 8, 2016, 7:10 PM
LAKE OROVILLE, Calif. -- Southern California is expected to get much-needed rain this weekend, and Northern California has received plenty in recent weeks. But when it comes to drought relief, it's hardly a drop in the bucket.
Two million gallons of water per minute were being released from one of California's largest reservoirs because it was simply too full.
Go to a full text and video.