Ed Delgado http://boisestatepublicradio.org en Prediction: Wildfire Threat High In Parts Of The West This Year http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/prediction-wildfire-threat-high-parts-west-year <p>National experts predict parts of the West, including southwestern Idaho and southeastern Oregon, are at a higher than normal risk for wildfires this season.</p><p><a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/idaho/files/2012_%20NSAW_WEST_REPORT.pdf">A map of the Western U.S. shows three tendrils of red</a>. One looks like a statue from Easter Island whose foot and tail cover Southern California.&nbsp; Its thin body extends across Nevada while its misshapen head reaches into the southern border of Oregon and Idaho.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 May 2012 12:00:00 +0000 5324 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Prediction: Wildfire Threat High In Parts Of The West This Year