Tag: wildfires

Put Safeguards in Place Before Wildfires Peak in the Months Ahead

The 2018 wildfires in the western United States charred millions of acres, killed dozens and reduced entire towns to ashes. As devastating as last year was, federal officials predict that 2019 will be worse. Peak risks occur in August and September but veteran forecasters warn of significant fire activity into… Read more »

2019 Extreme Weather Incidents Prove Disruptive, With More to Come

Extreme weather events affected 62 million people around the world in 2018, the United Nation’s weather agency noted recently. The United States confronted its share of those disasters. With six months of severe activity in the books, forecasters predict that the remainder of the year will be just as challenging.… Read more »