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Friday, July 1, 2016

7/1/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Northwest Activity Summary
In the past 24 hours, moderate temperatures west of the Cascades, warm temperatures east of the Cascades. No lightning. Minimal recorded precipitation. Light initial attack. One new large fire in the Columbia River Gorge.

Preparedness Levels
Northwest1 (6/15)
National2 (6/6)
Northwest PL Forecast

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 1
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 1 (OR: 1, WA: 0)
New Fires and Acres7 fires for 2,805 acres
0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 4 fires for 2,803 acres
WA: 3 fires for 2 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0

National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: 180 new fires
New large incidents: 5
Large fires contained: 3
Uncontained large fires: 17
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 2
Type 2 IMTs committed: 6

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 1
Fifteen Mile OR-CGF-000160. ICT3. Unified Command (BLM/BIA/Municipal/FS). 6 miles east of The Dalles, OR. Start 6/30. Full Suppression. Cause: human. 2,800 acres (+2,800). 60% containment. Grass. Residential structures threatened. Evacuations in effect. Values at risk include residences and structures, ranches, and Celilo Indian Village.
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
Westerly winds will continue east of the Cascades in the Columbia Basin and Columbia Gorge today and Saturday. Low clouds will cover sections of the west side in the morning and sunny conditions will continue on the east side. Overall, large fire potential is low due to minimal lightning.

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