Chaos on the Coast: How Drought and Fire Ravaged North America’s West CoastPosted: August 28, 2015 Filed under: Breaking News, Mediasphere, U.S. News | Tags: Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge, British Columbia, California, Drought, Fire, Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Idaho, Okanogan, Oregon, Rain, University of Idaho, Washington State, West Coast U.S.A, Wildfire 1 Comment
The recipe for drought is simple: mix extended hot weather with a corresponding lack of precipitation and, voilà. Add in a carelessly tossed cigarette or a flash of lightning and drought conditions beget wildfires. Both have wrought damage and pain on North America’s West Coast during the summer of 2015.
Source: National Post