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You might've noticed a conspicuous absence lately: rain. In fact, after a December drenching, most of Northern California is on track for a record-dry January, raising the troubling specter of a fourth drought year. So what's going on? Where did the rain go? KQED Science Editor Craig Miller says the answer has been sitting over us for weeks.