Fast start to fire season as wildfires scorch Texas

Climate Central: When one thinks of wildfire-prone states, Texas may not immediately come to mind. Rather, monstrous blazes in southern California, or the mountains of Wyoming, seem more fitting. But so far this year, Texas has been ground zero for fast-moving wildfires -- more than 5,300 of them, to be exact. Aided by moderate to strong La Niña conditions this winter, the worst drought in 45 years has turned large parts of Texas into a tinderbox, with more than one million acres burned so far, and few signs of......

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