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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Thursday, July 2

Noon update #622 Marten Creek: 27 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Wednesday: Firefighters made good progress Wednesday. Fire activity was minimal. Fire is 40% contained. Tuesday: Demobilized four smokejumpers as the Upper Yukon #1 Type 2 Crew arrived. Minimal fire fie behavior was reported. Monday: Six smokejumpers were deployed to […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Wednesday, July 1

Updated at noon #622 Marten Creek: 27 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Tuesday: Demobilized four smokejumpers as the Upper Yukon #1 Type 2 Crew arrived. Minimal fire behavior was reported. Monday: Six smokejumpers were deployed to the fire. Fire was observed to have increased in acreage and is 75% active […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Sunday, June 28

noon update #622 Marten Creek: 0.5 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Saturday: Fire remains in monitor staturs. Friday: Rosources requested for incident but unable to respond do to poor visibility. Another attempt will be made when conditions improve. Fire remains in monitor status. Thursday: No new update. Wednesday: The fire […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Saturday, June 27

Noon update #622 Marten Creek: 0.5 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Friday: Rosources requested for incident but unable to respond do to poor visibility. Another attempt will be made when conditions improve. Fire remains in monitor status. Thursday: No new update. Wednesday: The fire was reported by aircraft and has […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Friday, June 26

Noon update: #622 Marten Creek: 0.5 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Thursday: No new update. Wednesday: The fire was reported by aircraft and has been placed into monitor status. #608 Rainbow: 12,500 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24- 45 miles north of Chalkyitsik, 73 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Thursday: No […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Thursday, June 25

Noon update #622 Marten Creek: 0.5 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Wednesday: The fire was reported by aircraft and has been placed into monitor status. #608 Rainbow: 12,500 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24- 45 miles north of Chalkyitsik, 73 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Wednesday: Fire was reported by aircraft. […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup for Wednesday, June 24

Compiled at noon on Wednesday. #605 Christian River #3: 150 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/23-63 miles north of Fort Yukon Tuesday: Fire was reported by aircraft. It is burning in white spruce with 100% active perimeter. It has been placed into monitor status. #604 Christian River #2: 275 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/23-60 miles north […]

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Minimal fire activity on Chisana River 2 Fire due to cool, wet weather

Alaska wildland fire roundup for Saturday, June 13 1:00 p.m. —With the return of hot, dry weather, fire danger across most of Alaska is expected to ramp up again starting this weekend following two weeks of unseasonably cool, wet conditions. A high-pressure ridge will build over mainland Alaska starting today and is forecast to last […]

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Rain and cooler temps will give way to much warmer, dryer, stable weather

Wildland fire round up for June 12 1:00 p.m. — A high-pressure ridge is building in behind the low-pressure system that has brought rain and cooler temperatures across most of Alaska the past couple of days. Scattered rain showers are still possible today in the eastern Interior and Alaska Range. Thunderstorms may form along the […]

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Cold front sweeps across Alaska

Wildland fire roundup for June 10 12:00 p.m. —For the second time in as many weeks, a cold front coming out of the Arctic will bring rain and cooler temperatures across Alaska. A winter storm warning is in effect for the northeastern Brooks Range. Up to a foot of snow is forecasted for Atigun Pass. […]

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