Thunderstorms passed through Yosemite National Park on Saturday, September 9, 2023, bringing 179 lightning strikes, a small amount of precipitation, and some...
August 13, 2021
Located 17 miles northwest of Plain, Washington, the Nason Fire is approximately 100 acres, burning in steep, rocky terrain that is difficult to access. It is positioned high on a north facing ridge slope. Smoke from the fire is highly visible at times, especially in the afternoon when the fire and fuels are more exposed to heat from the sun. Fire managers are evaluating indirect firefighting strategies as they assess the fire’s progression, improve access roads, and reduce fuels around nearby infrastructure. There are currently no Area Closures around the Nason Fire or the nearby Rainy Creek drainage and access