Woodwell Climate Research Center

Summer wildfire threat could imperil unexpected U.S. regions: the Northeast and Midwest

BY: - July 4, 2023

WASHINGTON β€” In a summer of drought, smoke and haze, wildfires could flare up in unusual locations in the United States over the next few months β€” including New England and the Midwest, according to federal forecasters. β€œThe predominant threat looks to be the Northeast, which is not normal,” said Jim Karels, the fire director […]