tinder-dry

Related to tinder-dry: kindling, tinderbox
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tinder-dry

[ˌtɪndəˈdraɪ] ADJmuy seco, reseco
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In northern Alberta, tinder-dry conditions and intense heat have led to an explosive growth in wildfires, forcing about 10,000 people from their homes.
The tinder-dry landscape and winds fanning the flames have created the perfect storm.
Margaret Watson Why the hell do people think it's ok to light a BBQ on a tinder-dry moorland when all it takes is one spark?
Across the Pennines on Saddleworth Moor, police said people were taking barbecues into the area despite a blanket ban and the danger of igniting the tinder-dry grassland.
"This one had been set in the floor risking igniting the tinder-dry vegetation surrounding it.
As long as electrical lines run through tinder-dry forests, California can mitigate but not eliminate utility-sparked fires.
Several other fires also flared up in recent days in the tinder-dry region, but fire services were able to contain those.
That may mean rethinking subdivisions in thickly forested mountainous areas or homes along Southern California canyons lined with tinder-dry chaparral.
Hot, dry winds were expected to whip up the fires burning in both tinder-dry southern and northern California until Tuesday, officials said.
Operators of off-road vehicles can do their part by staying on established trails and avoiding tinder-dry areas, as heat from an exhaust system can start a wildfire.
The wind-driven fire has raced across tinder-dry pine and eucalyptus forest in a largely inaccessible hill range behind Portugal's Algarve region.
Wildfires throughout the state have burned through tinder-dry brush and forest, forced thousands to evacuate homes and forced campers to pack up their tents at the height of summer.