"High temperatures and dry conditions are helping Wildfires spread" PBS NewsHour 7/27/2018
SUMMARY: Firefighters are battling rapidly expanding wildfires across California, facing high winds and triple digit temperatures, while mass evacuations are underway in some areas. Other states like Oregon and Alaska are facing even more severe situations. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports on why Fire officials say this is “the new normal.”
Miles O’Brien (NewsHour): There are 89 large fires burning more than 870,000 acres across 13 states, mostly in the American West. Oregon and Alaska are each dealing with 15 fires.