All signs are pointing to a hot, dry and dangerous summer in Oregon.
On the heels of last year’s wildfire-filled season — and a historically dry spring this year — meteorologists are projecting more dry and hot weather across the Beaver State.
Water shortage, low streamflow and favorable conditions for wildfire are just a few of the issues expected to arrive in coming months, according to multiple agencies.
Four Oregon counties are already in drought, and the vast majority of the state already is classified as “abnormally dry,” according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.
Read the full story at the Statesman Journal.