Satellite images reveal dramatic effect drought is having on CA's major reservoirs

The extreme drought gripping California shows no signs of easing.
SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- The extreme drought gripping California shows no signs of easing.

New satellite images reveal the dramatic effect the dry conditions are having on California's major reservoirs.

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Side-by-side pictures show the difference a year has made at Folsom Lake east of Sacramento.

Water levels at Folsom are the lowest of the state's 12 major reservoirs.

In total, water levels in 11 of 12 of those reservoirs are below the historical average.

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Lake Shasta, California's largest reservoir, is down to 41% capacity.

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