A Smoky September in Oregon
Bureau of Land Management Oregon and Washington. Composite by Abigail Malate.
(Inside Science) -- Wildfires are a seasonal expectation in Oregon. This year, however, high temperatures and extreme weather caused fires of extraordinary intensity. These conditions affected thousands along the West Coast, with devastating effects on local communities. Smoke spread across the continental U.S. as far as the East Coast. This month, we feature a selection of images showing the streets and skies of the Beaver State.