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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Parts of Northern CA put back on drought status