Tag Archives: Glacier National Park

Forecasted Winds Prompt Evacuation Warning for Apgar, West Glacier

By | September 14, 2017

The Flathead Beacon reports that authorities are issuing pre-evacuation warnings for Apgar and West Glacier as firefighters battling the Sprague Fire in Glacier National Park prepare for a dramatic shift in winds later this afternoon. Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry said law enforcement would begin going door-to-door at 12 p.m. alerting residents to prepare for the… Read More »

Red Sky at Morning

By | September 12, 2017

A pretty dramatic sunrise on this morning of another long fire watch day. This is looking back into the Park where you can see the mountains are hazy from smoke. You can see our latest fire news at http://nfnews.net/fires-visible-from-the-north-fork/

Wind Brings Changing Conditions, Better Visibility for Wildfires in Glacier National Park

By | September 11, 2017

The Daily Inter Lake reports that Saturday’s cold front brought higher winds to Glacier National Park, which improved visibility in the area and allowed firefighting aircraft to resume operations on the area’s wildfires over the weekend. The Sprague Fire continues to burn 5 miles northeast of West Glacier. According to a press release from the National Park Service on… Read More »

Glacier Park Temporarily Suspends Issuing New Backcountry Permits

By | September 10, 2017

The Flathead Beacon reports that the National Park Service has temporarily stopped issuing new overnight backcountry permits in Glacier National Park due to fire weather conditions. Isolated dry thunderstorms are possible Friday and Saturday, followed by gusty winds Saturday afternoon into Sunday associated with a cold front passage, NPS officials said. Read the full story here.