Summer wildfire threat could imperil unexpected U.S. regions: the Northeast and Midwest

A June 22 update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows a map blotted in drought warnings from Virginia to Vermont and over much of the Midwest

By: - June 29, 2023 11:01 am

Smoke from Canada’s wildfires casts a haze over the Philadelphia skyline (Photo by Joe LambertI/AFP via Getty Images).



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Allison Winter
Allison Winter

Allison Winter is a Washington D.C. correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes the Pennsylvania Capital-Star.