Temperatures continue to skyrocket from California to Montana. Hot and dry conditions send places like Montana even deeper into drought, increasing their fire danger.
With a rainy start to the year in California, it has allowed vegetation to grow rapidly during the growing season. Now, with a dry streak in The Golden State, all of that lush vegetation has dried and is perfect for fires to spark.
Yesterday drivers faced passing through flames and smoke on the 210 Freeway when a wildfire erupted in La Tuna Canyon north of Burbank, CA. pic.twitter.com/QWDEY30qE7
— WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) September 2, 2017
Although it might be perfect pool and barbecue weather this Labor Day Weekend, it is important to remember the dangers associated with grilling in a fire prone area.