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Thursday, July 14, 2016

7/14/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Thursday, Jul 14, 2016, 07:01

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Northwest Activity Summary.
In the past 24 hours, warming and drying region-wide.  No precipitation for the majority of the Geographic Area, with minimal amounts recorded in far NE Washington.  Very light lightning in far NE Washington along the Canadian border. Very light initial attack reported, primarily human-caused, with several lightning-caused fires in NE Oregon.

Preparedness Levels
1 (6/15)
2 (6/6)
Northwest PL Forecast

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
11 fires for 25 acres
0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 7 fires for 15 acres
WA: 3 fires for 10 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0

National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: 169 new fires
New large incidents: 5
Large fires contained: 2
Uncontained large fires: 14

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

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
Warming and drying predicted today and Friday. Although large fire potential remains relatively low, it is on the rise with the warming and drying conditions. With predicted lightning over the weekend, an increase in initial attack activity can be expected.

National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR):
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