In Canadian forests, the majority of burned area occurs on a small number of days of extreme fire weather. These days lie within the tail end of the distribution of fire weather, and are often the periods when fire suppression capacity is most challenged. We examined the historic and future frequency of such extreme fire weather events across 16 fire regime zones in the forested regions of Canada...
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