This image provided by NOAA compares January 13, 2013 and January 13, 2014 snow cover in Northern California and Nevada as seen by the Suomi NPP satellite.
This image provided by NOAA compares January 13, 2013 and January 13, 2014 snow cover in Northern California and Nevada as seen by the Suomi NPP satellite. California, which is seeing its driest conditions in 500 years, is experiencing extreme drought in more than 62 percent of the state. ((AP Photo/NOAA))