Last week’s rain a respite from dry year

Last week’s rain a respite from dry yearLaura Austin Photo: If the saying is true, “There is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow,” it looks like Ridgecrest hit the jackpot. On Tuesday mid-morning a rainbow arched over the city. The storm brought .13 of the yearly total of .65 inches; far below the inch and a half to two inch norm according to China Lake Weather office.

Story First Published: 2021-12-17