Smoke Advisory issued for prescribed burn in Mammoth Cave NP

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Date: March 19, 2009
Contact: Vickie Carson, 270.758.2192

On Friday, March 20, park staff plan to conduct a prescribed fire on Jim Lee Ridge, 1,749 acres in the interior of the park.  Ignition will take place at approximately 10 a.m.  Smoke will be visible in the late morning and into the afternoon.

Predicted north winds will carry smoke to the south and west of Mammoth Cave.  Smoke will be visible in Park City, Smiths Grove, Oakland, Bowling Green, and along the I-65 corridor toward Nashville.

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Last updated: May 23, 2018

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