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Title: Thunderstorm analysis in the northern Rocky Mountains
Author: Colson, DeVer.;
Source: Res. Pap. 49 [Pre1963]. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 10 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Description: Lightning-caused fires are a continuing serious threat to forests in the northern Rocky Mountain area. More than 70 percent of all forest fires in this area are caused by lightning. In one 10-day period in July 1940 the all-time record of 1,488 lightning fires started on the national forests in Region l of the U.S. Forest Service.
Keywords: lightning-caused fires, thunderstorms
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Colson, DeVer. 1957. Thunderstorm analysis in the northern Rocky Mountains. Res. Pap. 49 [Pre1963]. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 10 p.
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