The latest forecast from the USFS shows extreme fire danger across most of Utah, with only the strip along the Idaho border in the low category.
The potential for disaster is well illustrated by the Dollar Ridge Fire southeast of Strawberry Reservoir, which produced smoke that was clearly evident in yesterday's MODIS imagery.
|Source: NASA, USFS Geospatial Technology and Applications Center|
The bottom line is that we have met the enemy and it is us. Let's hope we don't have a strong nominee (or nominees) for a Darwin Award when the holiday week comes to an end.