The drought in California has weekend some trees to the point where they are in danger of toppling over during winter storms. Homeowners are urged to check the health of trees on their property. Meanwhile, PGE is pruning or removing trees that threaten power lines.
A CERT member recommends these two timely articles from KQED:
Drought-Weakened Trees Could Pose Danger This Winter
And also the following that was mentioned in above article:
A Monster El Niño Could Bring Relief and Misery to California