There’s been no need so far this summer for garden sprinklers or hosing so Dougherty’s revenue from the water meters will be down; and the last few days have seen a ‘weather bomb’.  While it’s no comfort to know others are in the same situation, an article in the LA Times starts:-

The National Weather Service warned that the storm arriving in Southern California later tonight and Sunday could be the strongest since 2010, with 2 to 6 inches of rain expected from the coast to the foothills.