Steve Proffitt, NPR
Usually the hottest, driest neighborhood in the continental United States, Death Valley is now carpeted with blooms after a record winter rainfall.
Death Valley, Calif., is known as the lowest, hottest and driest place in the United States. But this winter, record rains have created a wildflower bonanza, and people are flocking to the desert to see the show. NPR's Alex Chadwick reports.