This summer has seen record-breaking temperatures and relentless heatwaves across the west. Wildfires have burned hundreds of thousands of acres; the drought has forced the shutoff of irrigation water in a number of western states.
As Ashley Ahearn reports from north-central Washington State, the combo has ranchers struggling to keep their animals safe.
Editor's note: This segment was rebroadcast on Sept. 6, 2021. Find that audio here.
This segment aired on August 20, 2021.