Listen: US, California And Kevin Cooper discussed on KCBS Radio Overnight News
"Your heater on Kevin Cooper with Kirkwood and heavenly resort says if you haven't had to put snow chains on in a wild take them to your tire store to make sure they still fit and are tight get tight nurse. If you need to pick up some antifreeze for your windshield wiper fluid consider adding an extra day to your trip or bring your. Your laptop to work remotely in case you do. Get snowed in Holly. KCBS officials say that more rain last year helped to slow down the dying of trees in California forests Karen Adams reports from radio dot com can acts in Los Angeles without sufficient rainfall US forestry officials say the trees can't fight off the attacks from bark beetles and die. We started to get rain. And then it started to drop twenty seven million in two thousand seventeen and eighteen million in two thousand eighteen so the trees as there's more water they're able to better withstand the bark beetle attacks. But Stephanie gums with the US forest service says there's a flip side to the good news. The rains are bringing up grasses that dry up and burn and the trees that are dead provide fuel to those wildfires. One of the things for focusing on is just creating better and more healthy for us. So that they can withstand both drought and bark beetles since officials declared an end to the drought in two thousand seventeen following a wet winter California has seen some of its worst."