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2022 July Monthly Report


Highlights

More than 500 wildfires burned over three million acres by the end of July. Widespread lightning at the beginning of the month strongly contributed to fire activity.

Drought conditions eased after a shift to wetter and cooler weather patterns around mid-month.

Utqiaġvik recorded a new all-time daily precipitation record of 1.42 inches on July 26.

Strong wind storm caused widespread power outages in the Interior.

Damage to the Richardson Highway due to flash flooding.