How scientists are trying to predict wildfire movement

RAL Director, William Mahoney, discusses using weather and climate models
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 10:30am

 How scientists are trying to predict wildfire movement

RAL Director, William Mahoney, discusses using weather and climate models

COURTESY OF PBS News Hour

By Miles O'Brien May 8, 2019 PM

It’s been six months since the most deadly and destructive wildfire in California history, the Camp Fire, which killed 85 people and burned 19,000 structures in November 2018. But even at the peak of the inferno, some scientists moved toward it, in an attempt to understand more about the intensity and spread of the flames. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien has the harrowing inside look.

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