Recently El Niño has been making its presence known a bit, at least in Northern California.
A series of storms there has rapidly filled some reservoirs – the one at Lake Shasta is actually above average for this time of year.
But what does this mean for California's ongoing drought?
We return to the Central Valley town of East Porterville, a place that's been hit especially hard by the drought, to get a better sense.
Take Two chats with Andrew Lockman, emergency manager for Tulare County where East Porterville is located.