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Friday, July 10, 2020

7/10/2020 NW Lightning Activity


7/10/2020 Morning Brief

Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Friday, Jul 10, 2020, 07:52


Northwest Activity Summary

Very limited activity yesterday. Initial attack continues to be efficient in keeping fire size small. Mild daytime conditions continued yesterday, and light evening precipitation came into western Washington, the Blue Mountains and northeast Washington.


Northwest IMT Rotation (7/7- 7/14)

For additional IMT information refer to the IMT Status/Rotation page

NW Area Type 1

NW Area Type 2

PNW Team 2 - Allen

NW Team 13 - Gales

PNW Team 3 - Livingston

NW Team 10 - Lawson

 

NW Team 7 - Knerr








Preparedness Levels  
 Northwest PL

Current

3-Day

10-Day

30-Day

2 (3/25)

2

2

3

 

 



National PL

3 (6/15)

 

 

 



Northwest Incident Activity
New Fires and Acres
5 fires for 803 acres
OR: 3 fires for 802 acres

WA: 2 fires for 1 acre

Large Fire Summary
New large incidents: 1
Reported incidents: 3 (OR: 1 WA: 2)
No growth on existing incidents.

Northwest IMT Activity

NIMOs Committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0


National Fire Activity

Initial attack activity: Light (110 new fires)
New large incidents: 2

Large fires contained: 2

Uncontained large fires: 24

 

National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 2
Type 2 IMTs committed: 4

 

Nationally, there are 12 large fires being managed under a strategy other than full suppression.



Northwest Current Incident Details

Incidents listed below meet large fire criteria and/or incidents with a Type 1 or 2 IMT assigned. Large incidents are defined as fires which are 100+ acres in timber or 300+ acres in grass/brush. For additional information on incidents no longer listed below please refer to the NW Large Incident Summary or Northwest Fires Utilizing Monitor, Confine, Point Zone Protection Suppression Strategies (YTD)

Incidents not Previously Reported: 1

Milepost 91. OR-WSA-000045. ICT4. 15 mi NE of Warm Springs, OR. Start 7/9. Full suppression. 800 acres. 50% containment. Grass and brush. Active fire behavior.

Incidents Previously Reported: 2

Saddle Mountain. WA-MCR-000291. IMT3. 19 mi E of Mattawa, WA. Start 7/6. Full suppression. 8,063 (+0) acres. 95% containment. Grass and brush. Minimal fire behavior. Last report on morning brief unless significant activity occurs.

Pothole. WA-COA-200084. ICT3. 3.5 mi NE of Omak, WA. Start 7/6. Full suppression. 351 (+0) acres. 99% containment. Grass. Minimal fire behavior.Last report on morning brief unless significant activity occurs.


Northwest Fire Weather Summary

Sunny and dry across most of the geographic area on Friday and Saturday after morning clouds on the west side. Temperatures near normal on the west side and rising above normal on the east side, particularly on Saturday. Relative humidity dropping on Friday and more on Saturday. Generally normal winds on Friday, then west to southwest winds picking up east of the Cascades on Saturday afternoon as another weather system approaches the coast. Cooling with some light rain west side on Sunday. Check local NWS forecasts for details in your area.


Northwest Fire Potential Summary

Significant fire potential remains at or below seasonal normal with the main fire threat remaining in light fuels on the lee side of the Cascades and around the Columbia Basin, especially when aided by strong gusty winds. A slight chance of lightning caused fires in the far corner of southeast Oregon and north east Washington.

 

More info, see NW 7-Day Significant Fire Potential Forecast, and National 7-Day Significant Fire Potential


National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR): https://www.nifc.gov/nicc/sitreprt.pdf

Other GACC Morning Reports

Eastern Area

Southern Area

Rocky Mountain

Southwest

Northern Rockies

Great Basin

Southern California

Northern California

Alaska




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Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Wednesday, Jul 08, 2020, 07:52


Northwest Activity Summary

Overall light initial attack yesterday. Several lightning caused fires in the Ochocos and Blue Mountains. Thunderstorms across northeast Washington were accompanied by precipitation. Fires igniting in lower elevations are beginning to spread more readily. Ignitions at higher elevations are still easily contained. 


Northwest IMT Rotation (7/7- 7/14)

For additional IMT information refer to the IMT Status/Rotation page

NW Area Type 1

NW Area Type 2

PNW Team 2 - Allen

NW Team 13 - Gales

PNW Team 3 - Livingston

NW Team 10 - Lawson

 

NW Team 7 - Knerr








Preparedness Levels  
 Northwest PL

Current

3-Day

10-Day

30-Day

2 (3/25)

2

2

3

 

 



National PL

3 (6/15)

 

 

 



Northwest Incident Activity
New Fires and Acres
22 fires for 85 acres
OR: 13 fires for 81 acre

WA: 9 fires for 3 acres

Large Fire Summary
New large incidents: 1
Reported incidents: 2 (OR: 0 WA: 2)
5,958 acres growth on existing incidents.

Northwest IMT Activity

NIMOs Committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0


National Fire Activity

Initial attack activity: Light (175 new fires)
New large incidents: 5

Large fires contained: 3

Uncontained large fires: 23

 

National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 2
Type 2 IMTs committed: 4

 

Nationally, there are 12 large fires being managed under a strategy other than full suppression.



Northwest Current Incident Details

Incidents listed below meet large fire criteria and/or incidents with a Type 1 or 2 IMT assigned. Large incidents are defined as fires which are 100+ acres in timber or 300+ acres in grass/brush. For additional information on incidents no longer listed below please refer to the NW Large Incident Summary or Northwest Fires Utilizing Monitor, Confine, Point Zone Protection Suppression Strategies (YTD)

Incidents not Previously Reported: 1

Pothole. WA-COA-200084. ICT3. 3.5 mi NE of Omak, WA. Start 7/6. Full suppression. 329 acres. 40% containment. Grass. Active fire behavior. Structures threatened.

Incidents Previously Reported: 1

Saddle Mountain. WA-MCR-000291. IMT3. 19 mi E of Mattawa, WA. Start 7/6. Full suppression. 9,958 (+5,958) acres. 50% containment. Grass and brush. Moderate fire behavior.


Northwest Fire Weather Summary

A weak ridge of upper level pressure will bring warmer and drier weather today, although western and northeastern Washington might see an isolated shower. Temperatures will gradually warm for the next several days but stay close to seasonal average. Breezy winds and isolated showers and thunderstorms return Thursday as another disturbance crosses the region. Friday and Saturday appear dry and calm before another system approaches Sunday. Check local NWS forecasts for details in your area.


Northwest Fire Potential Summary

Significant fire potential remains at or below seasonal normal with the main fire threat remaining in light fuels on the lee side of the Cascades and around the Columbia Basin, especially when aided by strong gusty winds.

 

More info, see NW 7-Day Significant Fire Potential Forecast, and National 7-Day Significant Fire Potential


National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR): https://www.nifc.gov/nicc/sitreprt.pdf

Other GACC Morning Reports

Eastern Area

Southern Area

Rocky Mountain

Southwest

Northern Rockies

Great Basin

Southern California

Northern California

Alaska