Drought aid is on the way for California, currently in the midst of one of the driest spells on record. Take a look at the worst droughts in U.S. history.
President Barack Obama is traveling to California and announce a new federal initiative aimed at helping farms and communities there in the grips of a devastating drought. Here are some other memorable dry spells through the years.
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