When Wildfires Create Their Own WeatherPlay
Researchers are finding that wildfires can change the weather around them — producing horizontal winds, water vapor and updrafts. That can make it tricky to know where fires are going and when.
KUOW's Eilís O’Neill (@eilis_oneill) reports from eastern Washington state. Her story comes from WHYY's health and science program The Pulse.
This segment aired on August 31, 2017.