California Drought Rain

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

The cracked-dry bed of the Almaden Reservoir is seen on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. Dry California got a much needed taste of rain, but drought-watchers hope it was just a teaser for a much wetter weekend. A bigger storm expected to arrive late Friday and last through Sunday could dump as much as 2 feet of snow on the slopes of the Sierra and 6 inches of rain on San Francisco Bay Area mountains.

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