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Thursday, October 11, 2018

10/11/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Thursday, Oct 11, 2018, 08:01
Posting schedule: Monday – Friday at 0800

Northwest Activity Summary
Temperatures remained cool yesterday with another night of good relative humidity recovery. Minimal precipitation was observed in northeastern Oregon and along the Washington Cascades.  Initial attack remains light, with no growth on existing large fires. 165 acres of prescribed burning was reported in northeastern Washington.

Preparedness LevelsNorthwest PL
Current
3-Day
10-Day
30-Day
1 (10/2)
1
1
1


National PL
1 (10/4)


Northwest Incident Activity 
New Fires and Acres 4 fires for 1/3 acre
OR: 3
 fires for 1/3 acre
WA: 1
 fires for 0
 acres
Large Fire Summary
New large incidents: 0
Reported incidents: 
1 (OR: 1 WA: 0) No growth on existing incidents
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs Committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1
National Fire Activity (Posted weekly on Fridays – 10/5)
Initial attack activity: Light (44) new fires
New large incidents: 
0
Large fires contained: 8
Uncontained large fires: 12

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

*Nationally, there are 42 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: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Klondike. OR-RSF-000354. IMT2, NW Team 12 (Harrod). 9 mi NW of Selma, OR. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 167,423 acres (+0). 72% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Timber.  Evacuation notices. Road, trail and area closures. Suppression repair work continues.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
A strong upper level high pressure ridge will keep the region dry today and well into next week.  A thermally-induced trough extending from California northward along the coast is producing offshore surface flow which will enhance warming and drying west of the Cascades.  While general winds will mainly be light, geographically channeled winds will get gusty at times over the next few days through the Okanogan Valley, Columbia Gorge and other mountain gaps.  Check the latest NWS fire weather planning forecast for details and timing for your area..

Northwest Fire Potential Summary
Fire danger will remain too low through the forecast period to elevate the risk of new significant fires.  The warming and drying effect of offshore flow will increase fire danger in southwest Oregon going into next week, but only to seasonably normal levels.

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

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

10/9/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Tuesday, Oct 09, 2018, 08:06
Posting schedule: Monday – Friday at 0800

Northwest Activity Summary
Over the weekend, showery and moist conditions were observed over much of the region.  No initial attack was reported and little growth occurred on existing large fires. Prescribed burning planned on the Fremont-Winema NF over the next serval days.

Preparedness LevelsNorthwest PL
Current
3-Day
10-Day
30-Day
1 (10/2)
1
1
1


National PL
1 (10/4)


Northwest Incident Activity 
New Fires and Acres (10/5 – 10/8)0 fires for 0 acres
OR: 0
 fires for 0 acres
WA: 
0 fires for 0 acres
Large Fire Summary
New large incidents: 0
Reported incidents: 
1 (OR: 1 WA: 0) 390 acres growth on existing incidents
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs Committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1
National Fire Activity (Posted weekly on Fridays – 10/5)
Initial attack activity: Light (44) new fires
New large incidents: 
0
Large fires contained: 8
Uncontained large fires: 12

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

*Nationally, there are 42 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: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Klondike. OR-RSF-000354. IMT2, NW Team 12 (Harrod). 9 mi NW of Selma, OR. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 167,423 acres (+390). 72% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Timber.  Evacuation notices. Road, trail and area closures. Precipitation occurred over the fire area over the weekend.  Suppression repair work continues.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
Cool, cloudy weather with decreasing precipitation will prevail across the region today with clearing and drying heading into tomorrow.  A warming and drying trend will arrive later in the week with gusty offshore flow anticipated for the west side.  Check the latest NWS fire weather planning forecast for details in your area.

Northwest Fire Potential Summary
Fire danger will remain too low through the forecast period to sustain risk of new significant fires.


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

Friday, October 5, 2018

10/5/2018 NWCC Morning Brief





Date/Time Stamp: Friday, Oct 05, 2018, 07:54
Posting schedule: Monday – Friday at 0800

Northwest Activity Summary
Below average temperatures, cloudy skies, light winds and higher relative humidities occurred. Precipitation traces in northwestern and southeastern Washington and central Oregon with wetting rains and a few lightning strikes occurring in southeastern Oregon. No initial attack was reported and no growth occurred on existing large fires. Approximately 670 acres of prescribed burning completed.

Preparedness LevelsNorthwest PL
Current
3-Day
10-Day
30-Day
1 (10/2)
1
1
1


National PL
1 (10/4)


Northwest Incident Activity 
New Fires and Acres0 fires for 0 acres
OR: 0
 fires for 0 acres
WA: 
0 fires for 0 acres
Large Fire Summary
New large incidents: 0
Reported incidents: 
1 (OR: 1 WA: 0) No growth on existing incidents
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs Committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1
National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: Light (44) new fires
New large incidents: 
0
Large fires contained: 8
Uncontained large fires: 12

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

*Nationally, there are 42 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: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Klondike. OR-RSF-000354. IMT2, NW Team 12 (Harrod). 9 mi NW of Selma, OR. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 167,033 acres (+0). 72% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Timber.  Evacuation notices. Road, trail and area closures.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
Rain will move across much of the region on Friday diminishing over the weekend. Temperatures will remain below average. Winds will vary across the region as weather systems arrive and depart.

Northwest Fire Potential Summary
The potential for large fire initiation over the region is minimal due to the wet and cool weather on Friday and lingering through the weekend.


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