Tag Archives: fire danger

Lone Star Fire expansion now at an estimated 3,346 acres

Lone Star Fire expansion

Lone Star Fire expansion was rapid in the last day, with the size of the Yellowstone wildfire now doubled at an estimated 3,346 acres, thanks to favorable weather conditions and lots of mature growth in its path.

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Lone Star Fire widens after hitting mature growth

Lone Star Fire widens

The Lone Star Fire widens to 1,500 acres after favorable weather conditions pushes new activity toward a mature, unburned forest of spruce, fir, and lodgepole pine.

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Lone Star Fire closes Grand Loop Road near Old Faithful

Yellowstone National Park

UPDATE: The new Lone Star Fire temporarily closed the Grand Loop Road south of Old Faithful — between Old Faithful and West Thumb, including the Craig Pass — on Saturday night at 10:30 p.m. due to smoke.

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If it’s August, it’s Yellowstone fire season

Yellowstone National Park

If it’s August, you know it’s Yellowstone fire season–and sure enough, with the fire danger high, we’ve seen the first two wildfires of the 2020 Yellowstone summer season.

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Yellowstone Fire Danger Downgraded to Moderate

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park’s fire danger has been downgraded to Moderate, according to the National Park Service.

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Yellowstone Fire Danger Rated High as June Fire Burns to the East

June Fire

The fire danger in Yellowstone National Park has been increased from moderate to high.

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Yellowstone Announces Increase in Fire Danger to Moderate

Fire danger in Yellowstone National Park has increased from Low to Moderate.

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Fire Danger Moderate In Yellowstone As 2016 Fire Season Declines

2016 fire season

Yellowstone officials have downgraded the Park’s fire danger to “moderate” as the 2016 fire season continues to wrap up.

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Fawn Fire Grows To Over 900 Acres

Fawn Fire has now grown to an estimated 915 acres as of 11:30 a.m. Sunday, August 7.

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Gibbon Fire Emerges in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National ParkWith all the wet weather and the late spring in Yellowstone National Park, conditions have been unfavorable for any forest fires. That's changing, as lightning has sparked a small fire on the Central Plateau south of Gibbon Falls.

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