Publication: Bloomberg News
UCLA Expert: Daniel Swain: Assistant Researcher and Climate Specialist, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
Synopsis: Fire season coming to an end in November across Northern and Central California used to be normal,” explained Swain. “A decade or so ago, that would have essentially gone without saying.”
UCLA News: “At this point, with what has fallen, plus what is forecast, I don’t foresee a meaningful potential for large/destructive wildfires in Northern or Central California for the rest of the season,” said Swain. “Southern California fire risk will also be very low for a while, though their mid-winter resurgences are more plausible during periods of strong/desiccating Santa Ana wind events.”
Read more at Bloomberg News.