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Thursday, June 2, 2016

6/2/2016 NWCC Brief

Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 0800 hrs
Posting frequency is currently weekly, Friday mornings, or as activity dictates. Daily reporting begins with increased fire activity.
Note: Until standard content/format begins, the weekly format serves primarily as a general synopsis of trends in fire activity (wildfire and prescribed) and fire potential. Links to Fire Potential and Fuels Status Products are listed below as these highlight subjects of interest leading into fire season.

Northwest Activity Summary

Mild conditions yesterday with breezy winds on the east side. 6 new fires reported yesterday, all less than 1 acre. Increased containment on all existing large fires.

Preparedness Levels

1 (10/09/15)
1 (no change)
Northwest PL Forecast

Northwest Fire Activity

Northwest IMT Activity

Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 1 (OR: 0, WA: 1)
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0
New Fires and Acres
6 fires for 2 acres
OR: 4 fires for 2 acres
WA: 2 fires for 0 acres
National Fire Activity and Year-to-date Statistics
National Incident Management Situation Report
Reporting schedule weekly (Fridays) while at National Preparedness Level 1
Year-to-Date Fires and Acres
299 fires for 4,422 acres
OR: 124 fires for 2,115 acres
WA: 175 fires for 2,307 acres
For details, see NW Daily Situation Report

Northwest Current Incident Details

Incidents not Previously Reported: 0

Incidents Previously Reported: 2

Flat Landers WA-NES-000239. ICT3, 19 mi N of Davenport, WA. Start 5/31. Full Suppression. Cause: under investigation. 90 acres. 50% containment. Timber/shrubs. Structures threatened. Estimated containment 6/4.
McNary OR-UMA-000192. ICT4. 2 miles E of McNary. Full Suppression. Brush Grass. Cause: unkn. 938 acres. 100% containment. Last report unless significant activity occurs.

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
Mild and mostly dry with breezy conditions, especially on the east side. A substantial warm up arrives over the weekend with near record temperatures in many locations and potential for lightning in southern Oregon and the Oregon cascades.
·         The NW 7-Day Significant Fire Potential Forecast is not currently being produced.
·         The National 7-Day Significant Fire Potential Forecast is being produced and displays forecasts for any/all geographic areas that are reporting.

Fire Potential and Fuel Status Products


NWCC Climate and Significant Fire Potential Outlooks

(currently updated monthly)

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