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18 Things You Need To Know About California's Worst Drought In Centuries

You might want to sit down for this.

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5. Because of dry weather, firefighters responded to over 400 fires this past January.

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To put this into perspective, the last five Januaries combined yielded only 69 fires, and there were no fires in January 2013.


18. Farmers across the state are praying for rain.
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