Dry spell: Where we stand with rainfall this year

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- This rainy season has featured weeks of dry weather which has created a deficit of rain across the entire Bay Area.

Cities right now are running anywhere from 5 to nearly 13 inches below average since the season began on Oct. 1.

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Last year this time we were feasting on storm after storm which pushed Santa Rosa's rainfall to a surplus of more than 2 feet!

This year, it's famine with Santa Rosa more than a foot below average. Help is on the horizon with a storm about to soak the region Thursday into Friday and forecasted to bring 1 to 2 inches of rain across the Bay Area.

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