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2013 Was California's Driest Year Since 1850. These Shocking Photos Reveal Just How Bad the Drought Really Is

Liz Dwyer

The rest of the nation may be being pounded with snowstorms, but the Western U.S. is bone dry. California's entering it's 3rd year of drought, and 2013 was its driest year since 1850. Since the Golden State's the nation's biggest food producer (in terms of dollars of produce) and a breadbasket to the world, global food prices are sure to skyrocket. Just how dry is it? Check out these incredible photos "of the parched San Gabriel Reservoir in the Angeles National Forest."

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