Tag Archives: fire

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 Upgraded to Very High; Bacon Rind Fire Expands

Bacon Rind Fire Sept. 6

The call to withdraw resources from the Bacon Rind Fire on the western edge of Yellowstone may have been premature, as warm and dry weather leads to its expansion and an upgrade to the Yellowstone fire danger to Very High.

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Learning from 1988’s Yellowstone Fires

It seems hard to believe, but 1988’s Yellowstone fires are all of sudden 30 years ago. “Sometimes it seems like 30 weeks,” Roy Renkin, a park biologist and vegetation researcher said recently.

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Hayden Fire Emerges in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

With the Yellowstone National Park fire danger level upgraded last week to moderate, we’re now seeing the first fire activity of 2018, with the lightning-ignited Hayden Fire visible from the Grand Loop Road between Canyon Village and Mud Volcano.

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2016 Marks Most Yellowstone Fire Activity Since 1988

As of September 21, 2016, fires have burned over 62,000 acres of Yellowstone National Park, the highest number of acres since the 1988 fire season.

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Red Flag Warning Extended To Saturday In Yellowstone

Critical fire weather conditions will continue throughout Yellowstone National Park as the NWS extends their Red Flag Warning to Saturday.

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Stage 2 Fire Restrictions Announced For Yellowstone

Maple Fire

Stage 2 Fire Restrictions are set to go into effect noon MST Thursday, September 1, in Yellowstone National Park.

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Wyoming Wildfires Put Yellowstone, Grand Teton on High Alert

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Wildfires in western Wyoming has put both Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks on high alert for fire risk, and has led to some road closures.

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Spending The Fourth of July in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

With the Fourth of July approaching, Yellowstone National Park wishes to remind visitors that fireworks are not allowed in the Park.

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Lightning Starts Spruce Fire in Yellowstone National Park

Lightning has started another fire in Yellowstone National Park this season.

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