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Daniel Swain in The Washington Post: Here’s what to know about dry thunderstorms and how they increase wildfire risk

“And if that layer under the cloud base is somewhat dry, as it often is out West, a lot of that water can evaporate before it actually hits the surface. And in the case of dry thunderstorms, it can evaporate completely,” said Daniel Swain of the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.