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Thursday, June 23, 2016

06/23/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Thursday, Jun 23, 2016, 07:22
Posting frequency is daily by 0800.

Northwest Activity Summary

In the past 24 hours, moderate temperatures. Scattered precipitation in Northwest Washington, dry elsewhere. No lightning. Light initial attack. No uncontained large fires in the Geographic Area.

Preparedness Levels

1 (6/15/16)
2 (6/6/16)
Northwest PL Forecast

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 0 (OR: 0, WA: 0)
New Fires and Acres
7 fires for 3 acres
0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 3 fires for 3 acres
WA: 4 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: 139 new fires
New large incidents: 1

Large fires contained: 5
Uncontained large fires: 14
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 4

Type 2 IMTs committed: 2

Northwest Current Incident Details

Incidents not Previously Reported: 0

Incidents Previously Reported: 0

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 conditions Thursday and Friday with cool temperatures, chances of showers and thunderstorms and gusty winds east of the Cascades. Warming over the weekend and into next week. Significant fire potential continues to increase slowly with new lightning ignitions and windy conditions followed by a moderate drying trend.

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