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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

7/13/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Morning Brief
Date/Time Stamp: Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016, 07:20
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Northwest Activity Summary.
In the past 24 hours, cool temperatures west of the Cascades, moderate temperatures east of the Cascades. West of the Cascades, precipitation was light and widespread, except SW Oregon which received minimal amounts. East of the Cascades, precipitation was light in NE Oregon and NE Washington, dry elsewhere. Light lightning activity in NE Oregon and very light in NE Washington. Light initial attack with a 100 acre fire in grass reported in the Columbia Gorge.

Preparedness Levels
Northwest 1 (6/15)
National 2 (6/6)
Northwest PL Forecast
1 2 3
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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
12 fires for 101 acres
0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 7 fires for 101 acres
WA: 5 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: 149 new fires
New large incidents: 7
Large fires contained: 2
Uncontained large fires: 12
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 4

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 0
Rocky Ford  WA-SPD-000430. ICT4. 12 miles east of Ritzville, WA. Start 7/9. Full Suppression. Cause: undetermined.1,952 acres (-0). 100% containment (7/11). Grass/Brush. No new information. Last report on morning briefing 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 weather with warming temperatures and rising fire danger is expected through Friday. Fire potential and resource demand is expected to remain near low through the week. Large fire risk bumps upward a bit over the weekend due to expected lightning and drying fuels.

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