Parts of Northern CA put back on drought status

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Monday, June 20, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KGO) -- Parts of Northern California that were no longer considered to be in a drought, are now returning to drought status.

The U.S. Drought Monitor says the lack of rain in May and June and an impending heat wave is causing new concerns.

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The upcoming heat waves this summer could make things even worse for the state.

The federal drought monitor predicts this summer could be brutal for wildfires.

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