Howe Ridge

Snow in Glacier Park
As the Howe Ridge wildfire keeps burning on the west side of Glacier National Park near Lake McDonald, the view from the Park’s Logan Pass webcam on Monday morning showed snow falling and sticking in some places in higher elevations. StormTracker meteorologist Lewis Dortch says snow will fall to around 6,000 feet in Glacier National Park, as well as in the nearby Flathead National Forest... Read M
Howe Ridge Fire 10 Percent Contained
The Howe Ridge fire, which has forced evacuations on the west side of Glacier National Park, has now burned over 11,500 acres and remains just 10 percent contained as of reports late Sunday. Q2 reports that fire managers say the blaze has grown following the arrival of gusty winds...
Super Scoopers Fight Howe Ridge Blaze
Q2 reports that two Canadian CL-215 water-scooping planes have been deployed as key tools in fighting the Howe Ridge fire and protecting Glacier National Park from future wildfires. The Super Scoopers are on loan from Canada, and each aircraft has two 600-gallon tanks capable of skimming 1,200 gallons of water in just eight-to-12 seconds...
Howe Ridge Wildfire Update
The Howe Ridge fire on the west side of Glacier National Park grew on Saturday from 4,100 acres to an estimated 7,800 acres. Recent fire activity combined with updated weather forecasts prompted Park officials to issue additional evacuation warnings...
Howe Ridge Wildfire
Cooler weather is helping fire crews with the Howe Ridge blaze, which has burned nearly 2,500 acres above the north shore of Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park. The latest maps show most of the hot spots are along the northeast flank of the fire, with some active burning to the west...