Lack of Rain Fuels Wildfire's

Posted by on Saturday, November 19, 2016

The U.S. Southeast has not seen any significant rainfall since Hurricane Matthew in early October.

AS a result the wildfire risk in the area is dire with several wildfires are burning in the area, mainly across North Carolina, northern and central Georgia and parts of eastern Tennessee.

Many counties have issued Air Quality Alert's. The National Weather Service says that "members of sensitive groups may experience health effects".

The fires could take a long time to put out due to the lack of rain. North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has ordered a state of emergency in 25 counties. 

Arson is suspected in at least one major fire in Tennessee.

The Team

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