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While California remains in the grips of a drought, a wet December brought some much needed relief that was immediately visible in the Sierra Nevada. Greener stretches of land can be seen in a satellite image taken on January 31, 2015 when compared to one from the same time last year. Though, there has been little rain since then. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the lack of precipitation and warm temperatures have contributed to less snowpack this year.