Will this be a big fire year in Idaho and in the Northwest? Every year it seems to be a crap shoot, but the potential is there. A spate of recent rain in the state isn’t enough to eliminate the basic dryness in the system; the state’s snowpack remains low. And, while wildfire season still doesn’t really kick in for a bit yet, there actually is a (mostly unheralded) wildfire in Idaho, one of only three in the west: the Celebration fire (odd name) covering 7,400 acres near Murphy.
Hot days for an early part of June: Record-breaking, in a number of places around the Northwest. Is this an indicator of things to come?
(photo by Boise National Forest. From front cover of today’s edition of the Idaho Weekly Briefing.)Share on Facebook