8 August 2014

This Is Why Canada and The West Are Burning

Posted by Dan Satterfield

NASA posted this map of the temperature anomalies over North America for July, and you can easily see why we there is so much wildfire activity in the U.S. West and Canada North. This is why dense smoke is travelling thousands of miles to the Eastern Seaboard.

From NASA

From NASA. Click for much larger version.

The heat out west has now pushed much of California into¬†Exceptional Drought” status.

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