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Friday, June 24, 2016

6/24/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Morning Brief
Date/Time Stamp: Thursday, Jun 24, 2016, 07:55
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Northwest Activity Summary
In the past 24 hours, moderate temperatures. Moderate to heavy precipitation west of the Cascades and in Northeast Washington, mainly dry elsewhere. Moderate lightning in Northeast Washington. Minimal initial attack. No uncontained large fires in the Geographic Area. Prescribed burning in Northeast Oregon.




Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest1 (6/15)
National2 (6/6)
Northwest PL Forecast
222
3-day10-day30-day



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 Acres4 fires for 20 acres
0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 2 fires for 20 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: 184 new fires
New large incidents: 3
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 15
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 5
Type 2 IMTs committed: 3






Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
 Incidents Previously Reported: 0




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
The low exiting this evening will contribute to the persistence of cool temperatures, chances of showers, thunderstorms, and gusty winds east of the Cascades today. Warm, sunny conditions will begin Saturday morning and extend into Sunday.Monday evening will see another pulse of rain and thunderstorms move through the northern part of the region which will contribute to stronger winds throughout the region into Tuesday. Tuesday will be the beginning of another warming and drying trend with temperatures increasing into the end of the week. Significant fire potential continues to increase slowly with new lightning ignitions and erratic winds creating the potential for wind driven fires in cured rangeland grasses. Moderate fire behavior can be expected in bitter brush and stressed timber areas.



National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR): http://www.nifc.gov/nicc/sitreprt.pdf

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