Partly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low around 55F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph..
Partly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low around 55F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph.
Updated: August 21, 2019 @ 8:10 pm
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The fire burning in the northwestern corner of Yellowstone National Park came back to life last week, reminding people that it's still bumbling about in the woods south of Big Sky.
Rain caused hope across Montana on Monday.
Evacuation orders have been lifted for a portion of a subdivision southwest of Ennis as fire crews get a stronger handle on a nearby wildfire.
Weather is going to be a concern for fire crews today as a cold front moves through southern Montana.
The two fires burning in the Gravelly Mountains southwest of Ennis showed significant growth on Wednesday, and both are now larger than 4,000 acres.
The latest: The Monument fire in the Gravelly Mountains is now estimated at 5,400 acres and is 5 percent contained, according to InciWeb.
Federal and state land managers have ordered closures due to the fires burning on the eastern side of the Gravelly Mountains southwest of Ennis.
The fire smoldering in the northwestern corner of Yellowstone National Park was moving toward U.S. Highway 191 on Monday but a barrage of helicopter water drops slowed its eastward advance.
ENNIS— The smoke wasn't as bad as it was on Sunday, but people here could still see the plume rising from the Wigwam fire, a blaze that has already fried roughly 2,000 acres and prompted evacuations from a subdivision.
Updated 12:32 p.m. Aug. 13: The Wigwam fire is now estimated at 1,969 acres, according to new estimates.