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Consequences of an endless summer: Untangling the link between summer precipitation and western wildfires

Documents and Media Posted on: September 25, 2018
Understanding the linkage between decreasing wetting rain days and increased risk of wildfires will enable fuels managers and forest managers to better anticipate wildfire severity and where wildfires may occur. The number of wetting rain days (WRDs) is expected to decrease throughout the West, which could lead to more burned acres. Document Type: Other Documents