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Thursday, June 16, 2016

6/16/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 0745 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, cool and showery weather continued. No precipitation occurred in eastern Washington. Scattered, light precipitation throughout the rest of the Geographic Area. Minimal lightning. Minimal initial attack. No growth on existing large fires. Increased containment on the Akawana fire.


Preparedness Levels

Current:
Northwest
1 (6/15/16)
National
2 (6/6/16)
Northwest PL Forecast
1
1
2
3-day
10-day
30-day


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
5 fires for 1 acre
0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 3 fires for 1 acre
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: 119 new fires
New large incidents: 4

Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 9
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0 
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 1

Type 2 IMTs committed: 4


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). 95% containment. Timber/Brush/Slash. Minimal fire behavior. Mop-up. Two campground closures lifted. Additional road closures lifted.
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. Warming and drying trend expected beginning this weekend. 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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