The San Joaquin Valley is a Driest Area in the Country

California suffering through driest three years ever recorded, with no relief in sight

It was a scorching day in the Central Valley with a heat index of over 104 degrees.

People were standing in line at gas stations trying to fill up their cars with diesel fuel to drive their vehicles out of the hottest months of the year.

It was also a scorching day on the outskirts of Modesto, where the family of Bill Smith had taken refuge for more than 50 years.

This particular refuge is at the northern end of the San Joaquin Valley, located in the heart of the California wine country.

Bill was 91-years-old and still living in a house he had bought in the early ’60s.

“I’ve been a farmer all my life and I’ve been retired all my life,” he said.

“I’m in what I call the best environment there is.”

Bill grew up in Modesto, and was an avid sports fan, and loved racing cars at local street races.

“I was racing cars for 40 years. I had a Ford coupe, a Chevrolet Camaro, and a Ford Zephyr,” he said.

The San Joaquin Valley is among the driest in the country, and has been for the past 3 years, with little relief in sight.

Even some of the more than 200-year-old California wildlands that are home to herds of deer, bears, cougars, and other animals, are drying up, as farmers cut down more and more trees in an effort to use land for farm production.

The Central Valley, as it’s called, is also home to huge swathes of farmland with millions of acres to go.

And, as the area’s water table is slowly depleted, farmers are pumping billions of gallons from the aquifer, only to wait for rain to refill the aquifer.

The Central Valley is also home to numerous cities.

Sacramento, the state capital, is home to almost one third of the state’s population, which has been struggling with drought for the past several

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