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High-Severity Wildfires on the Rise in Northern California’s Coastal Ranges Since 1984 – SciTechDaily

From Berryessa to Klamath Mountains, High-Severity Burns Quadrupled During Warm Drought High-severity wildfires in northern coastal California have been increas…

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This map overlays the probability of burn severity in California’s northern coastal mountains, as forecasted in a UC Davis study, with burn perimeters of wildfires burning in September 2020. Credit: UC Davis
From Berryessa to Klamath Mountains, High-Severity Burns Quadrupled During Warm Drought
High-severity wildfires in northern coastal California have been increasing by about 10 percent per decade since 1984, according to a study from the University of California, Davis, that associates clim…

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