(CNN)The city is traditional because of the severe droughtofin the southwest. We are making tough decisions about droughts. show. Some cities have decided to cancel the fireworks display, while others have chosen to continue.
"Some areas that are particularly vulnerable are vulnerable all the way from Oregon to Mexico. California as a whole is vulnerable," said John Heggy, California Fire Commander, considering the ongoing drought and warm temperatures. And said. According to the
Heggy added that fireworks patrols were carried out to seize illegal fireworks and the tolerance was zero.
Colorado Cities Continue Show
Some regions have canceled the show, but Colorado Cities choose to keep tradition doing.
"We actually reduced the fireworks display this year to focus on the community experience leading up to the fireworks," said the Louisville City website. "The purpose of the celebration is to embrace and welcome the entire community as they are healed together from the Marshall fire."
"I didn't want to threaten the safety of the community by accidentally dropping fireworks and debris," Kroom emphasized.
California officials warn about the dangers of fireworks
Another town affected by the recent wildfires is fundamentally different I have chosen to do.
However, in South Lake Tahoe, which was evacuated in August due to the Caldor fire, a traditional fireworks display will be held as planned.
"Preparing for a fireworks show requires a lot of watering in the days leading up to the show, accounting for about 650,000 gallons of water," the news release said.
When a hot and dry holiday weekend comes, California officials remind residents of the state's vulnerability to wildfires, given the ongoing drought.
"In reality, every year, legal and illegal fireworks cause wildfires," Heggie admits.
Heggie's primary concern is people using small explosives such as bottle rockets and Roman candles, and "safe and healthy" fireworks in illegal areas.
He warned, "Understand that your good intentions may have a devastating effect."
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The city has a space that prohibits fireworks in the open air, but allows fireworks purchased from retail stores and stands in the city limits.
"Read the warning label. If" Warning "is displayed, it is illegal. If "Caution" is displayed, it is legal. Read the Fireworks Ordinance.
Albuquerque has already begun to patrol the city before the vacation. The city warns that "captured people will be quoted and forced to appear in court."
Laser Light Instead of Fireworks
Linde Tweed, event manager for Salt Lake City's public land, said the city council voted to transfer funds from the fireworks display to an "alternative event" earlier this year.
"The [city council] wanted to be an example for making changes, improving air quality, and not contributing to the already high risk of fire," Twede said. Emphasized.
Salt Lake City hopes to captivate spectators and entertain people of all ages with the transition to laser light displays on July 2nd and 23rd. .. Watch an awe-inspiring show. But with this new and innovative way, we're illuminating the sky a little differently this year, "Twede added.
According to the Salt Lake City National Meteorological Service, much of western Utah, including Salt Lake City, issues warnings "due to wind and low relative humidity" from Saturday to Monday.
Strong southerly winds of 20-30 mph are expected, and gusts of up to 45 mph can occur on Sunday and Monday afternoons and evenings. The wind is expected to decrease all night.
⚠️ Current fire alert
🗺 Western Utah
🧭 Saturday to Monday
❓ Gust southerly and very low humidity Create critical fire weather conditions.— NWS SaltLakeCity (@NWSSaltLakeCity)July 1, 2022
"The transition from traditional fireworks to laser light shows was a responsible action to take due to the extreme fire risk in the dry and hot conditions of Northland," said Flagstaff City Manager. , Greg Clifton said. "It is very important to have a safe celebration and beware of fires."