The Climate Context Behind the Deadly Arizona Wildfire

Climate Central: The deadly Yarnell Hill Fire continued to rage out of control on Monday, a day after the flames fanned by erratic winds and temperatures topping 100°F overwhelmed a team of elite firefighters, killing 19 of the 20-member crew. The fire has burned about 200 homes and has burned through at least 8,400 acres -- more than quadrupling in size since it began on June 28, according to news reports. The deaths of the Prescott, Ariz.-based "Granite Mountain Hotshots' was the worst wildland firefighting......

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