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Southwest's driest spring in 1,200 years sparks wildfire concerns03:30
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Experts say the Southwestern U.S. is now the driest it's been in 1,200 years, which has many on edge for another long, destructive summer for wildfires. This year's earlier-than-normal start to the spring wildfire season is being blamed on an extended drought made worse by climate change.

NPR's Kirk Siegler reports.

This segment aired on April 29, 2022.

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