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Fire weather/Fire danger conditions which led to the Historic Peshtigo Wildfire of 1871

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Conflagrations like the 1871 Peshtigo have reemerged as important threats across North America and around the world. Understanding the factors and the phenomena that produced the fire environment of that day is possible because of weather observations collected and recorded at the time and studies of extreme fire behavior that continue to this day. Recounting it should be a cautionary tale for our lives as we continue to live them.


September 1, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

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