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Amid Raging Wildfires, Montana Releases First Climate Change Report

A bicyclist makes his way down Higgins Avenue in Missoula, Mont. as smoke from the nearby Lolo Peak Fire fills the air on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. The air quality is has been measured at hazardous by the Montana Department of Environmental Quality. (Patrick Record/AP)
A bicyclist makes his way down Higgins Avenue in Missoula, Mont. as smoke from the nearby Lolo Peak Fire fills the air on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. The air quality is has been measured at hazardous by the Montana Department of Environmental Quality. (Patrick Record/AP)

Montana has been ravaged by wildfires this season, and a new report out Wednesday examining climate change finds the new normal for Montana will be hot and dry summers.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson gets details of the Montana Climate Assessment from Nate Hegyi (@natehegyi), reporter for Yellowstone Public Radio.

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