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A dry 2012 in the Phoenix area
The drought in the Southwest has been a long-term problem and at least here in the Valley it continued during 2012.
KJZZ's Dennis Lambert spoke with Meteorologist Hector Vasquez of the National Weather Service in Phoenix. Vasquez explains the drought situation and the below-average rainfall numbers.