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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

06/14/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 0720 hrs
Posting frequency is currently Mondays and Friday mornings, or as activity dictates. Daily reporting begins with increased fire activity.

Northwest Activity Summary

In the past 24 hours, minimal lightning in the geographic area. Low to moderate rainfall amounts throughout western Oregon and Washington, dry east of the Cascades. Light initial attack. Little growth on existing large fires.

Preparedness Levels

2 (6/6/16)
2 (6/6/16)
Northwest PL Forecast

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 2 (OR: 2, WA: 0)
New Fires and Acres
6 fires for 1 acre
100 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 3 fires for 0 acres
WA: 3 fires for 1 acre
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 1
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0
OSFM Teams committed: 0
National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: 155 new fires
New large incidents: 1

Large fires contained: 4
Uncontained large fires: 8
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0 
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 1

Type 2 IMTs committed: 2

Northwest Current Incident Details

Incidents not Previously Reported: 0

Incidents Previously Reported: 3

0152 Akawana OD OR-955S-000152. IMT1. ODF Team 3 (Smith). 13 mi NE of Sisters, OR. Start 6/7. Full Suppression. Cause: lightning. 2,094 acres (+0). 85% containment. Timber/Brush/Slash. Minimal fire behavior. Mop-up. No evacuation notices in effect. Road closures remain in effect.
0162RN Currie Canyon  OR-PRD-000162. ICT4. 10 mi E of Grass Valley, OR. Start 6/8. Full Suppression. Cause: lightning. 6,300 acres (+100). 100% containment. Grass/brush. Minimal fire behavior. Mop-up and patrol. Planned transfer of command to local unit 6/14. Last report unless significant activity occurs.
059 Wolf OR-MAF-016059. ICT4. 5 mi E of Seneca, OR. Start 6/7. Full Suppression. Cause: lightning. 241 acres. 90% containment. Timber/brush/grass. Minimal fire behavior.

Northwest Fires Utilizing Monitor, Confine, Point Zone Protection Suppression Strategies (YTD) (link)

None currently reported.
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

Unsettled cool conditions remain through the remainder of the week with breezy conditions and thunderstorms. Uncertainty remains for the weekend forecast, but it is pointing to near normal warm conditions. Isolated ignitions from lightning remains, but significant fire potential remains low through the work week.

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