You may have heard about California’sÂ Ferguson Fire, which has killed one firefighter and is threatening to spread into Yosemite National Park. But a series of other fires, sparked by lighting to the north, are also raging.
And now, thousands of firefighters struggling to contain the blazes mustÂ contend with a heat wave descending on the region.
In the image above, acquired today (Monday, July 23) by NASA’s Terra satellite,Â look for a thick pall of smoke in the lower right quadrant. Th