lightning en Dry Lightning Sparks Increased Fire Danger The weather forecast for Northern and Central California over the next few days has state fire fighters on high alert.   CalFIRE’s Daniel Berlant says thunderstorms and strong winds could lead to dry lightning.   "When we get lightning-sparked fires, there can be dozens – even sometimes hundreds – of fires spread out through a large area. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 14:03:13 +0000 Ben Adler 3513 at