by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 8/17/20, 12:00 am
In California, lightning from a summer thunderstorm sparked several small fires in Northern California while exacerbating a large wildfire in Tahoe National Forest. The intensity of the blaze, which has burned 45 square miles and led to evacuations, has also caused rare fire tornados. Meanwhile, the Lake Fire in Southern California has burned more than 18,000 acres with 4,500 structures currently threatened by the blaze.