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Saturday, July 9, 2016

7/9/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Saturday, Jul 09, 2016, 07:04

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Northwest Activity Summary
In the past 24 hours, cooler than normal temperatures throughout the Northwest. Moderate lightning in north central WA and northeastern OR. Light to moderate precipitation throughout the Northwest, dry in eastern Oregon. Light initial attack with a 40 acre fire reported in grass and brush in south central WA..

Preparedness Levels
Northwest 1 (6/15)
National 2 (6/6)

Northwest PL Forecast
1 2 3
3-day 10-day 30-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 Acres
9 fires for 52 acres
0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 3 fires for 1 acre
WA: 6 fires for 51 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0

National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: 134 new fires
New large incidents: 4
Large fires contained: 2
Uncontained large fires: 8
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 1
Type 2 IMTs committed: 2

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
As a strong upper level trough moves through the region today and tomorrow, thunderstorms and stronger winds will develop. However, showers, cooler temperatures, and higher RH will mitigate these fire weather concerns. The overall potential for large fires and high risk events remains low across the Northwest.

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