Do heat & drought increase the state's wildfire risk?
This interview originally aired on In the Moment on SDPB Radio.
Let's check in on South Dakota's wildfire outlook. How will high rainfall followed by the high heat of August define our wildfire season?
Darren Clabo, Ph.D., is our state fire meteorologist and brings an update on this season’s outlook.
He discusses which areas of the state he's most concerned about and how the flip-flop of going from a wet season into a dry one can fuel fires.