California flooding: Thousands of acres are underwater in California, and the flood could triple in size this summer

April 16, 2023

As it melts, the flood could triple in size by summer, threatening the surrounding communities and costing billions in losses. That’s a lot of food that we provide for up and down California and all around the nation. It’s pretty scary.”Even scarier when you realize the standing water that’s there now is just the beginning of their ordeal. “But when the snow melts, there’s nowhere for it to go besides here.”Martina Sealy worries about how much worse the flooding will get as the snow melts through the spring. Mario Tama/Getty ImagesRaul and Mary Gomez, Corcoran residents.