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Friday, October 2, 2015

10/2/2015 NWCC Morning Brief

Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Friday, October 02, 2015 - 0650 hrs.

Activity Summary
In the Northwest:
National Preparedness level reduced to PL 1 (Effective 10/2). Scattered lightning with precipitation in SE Oregon. Minimal IA activity. No growth on existing large fires. RX burns planned on Deschutes and Wallowa-Whitman NF.

Preparedness Levels

Northwest2 (no change)
National1 (10/2)
Northwest PL Forecast:

Northwest Fire Activity

Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 1 (OR: 0, WA: 1)
New Fires and Acres: 2 fires for 0 acres
(0 acres growth on existing large fires)
OR: 2 fires for 0 acres
WA: 0 fires for 0 acres

Northwest IMT Activity

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

National Fire Activity

Initial attack activity: 59
New large incidents: 1

Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 5

National IMT Activity

Area Command Teams committed: 0 
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0

Type 2 IMTs committed: 1

Current Incident Details

Incidents not Previously-Reported: 0
Incidents Previously-Reported: 1
North Star WA-COA-000157. IMT3. 5 miles E of Omak, WA. Start 8/13. Full Suppression. Timber. Cause: Human. 218,138 acres (+0). 95% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Patrol and suppression repair ongoing. No update received.

Lists fires (of any size) that singly utilize Monitor, Confine, or Point Zone Protection suppression strategies, or use Multiple Suppression Strategies (which may also include a Full Suppression component).

Northwest Fire Potential Summary:

Westerly winds will increase in the Columbia Basin and Columbia Gorge on Friday but critical combinations of low humidity and fire danger are not expected. Winds will reverse to northeast or east on Saturday as a different weather pattern moves over Oregon and Washington. This will result in showers and possibly a few thundershowers. Large fire potential remains low.

National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR):

Other GACC Morning Reports

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