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Extreme Heat and Drought in Fire-Stricken Colorado River Basin: This Is What it Looks Like in 2012

As I write this, the air outside is hazy from the fires raging up and down Colorado’s Front Range, including the Flagstaff fire, pictured above, as seen from my office window in Boulder, Colorado. Some of the smoke is what’s left of nearly five hundred homes that have burned in communities to the north and…