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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

6/15/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Wednesday, June 15, 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

The Northwest Geographic Area Preparedness Level lowered to PL1, effective Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 0001 PT. Cool and showery weather yesterday with moderate to light precipitation on the west side and scattered light precipitation on the east side. In the past 24 hours, minimal lightning in the geographic area. Minimal initial attack. No growth on existing large fires.

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: 2 (OR: 2, WA: 0)
New Fires and Acres
2 fires for 0 acres
0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 0 fires for 0 acres
WA: 2 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: 104 new fires
New large incidents: 2

Large fires contained: 2
Uncontained large fires: 7
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0 
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0

Type 2 IMTs committed: 2

Northwest Current Incident Details

Incidents not Previously Reported: 0

Incidents Previously Reported: 2

0152 Akawana OD OR-955S-000152. IMT3. 13 mi NE of Sisters, OR. Start 6/7. Full Suppression. Cause: lightning. 2,094 acres (+0). 90% containment. Timber/Brush/Slash. Minimal fire behavior. Mop-up. Transfer of command to IMT3 on 6/14. No evacuation notices in effect. Road closures remain in effect.
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 through the remainder of the week with showers and thunderstorms. Uncertainty remains for the weekend forecast, but warming conditions are likely. Isolated ignitions from lightning remain, but significant fire potential remains low through the work week and is poised to rise over the weekend.

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