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Saturday, July 16, 2016

7/16/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Morning Brief
Date/Time Stamp: Saturday, Jul 16, 2016, 07:10
Posting frequency is daily by 0800.

Northwest Activity Summary.
In the past 24 hours, cooler temperatures region wide.  The majority of the region was dry with the 
exception of NE Washington which received moderate to heavy precipitation.  Lightning activity 
was concentrated in NE Washington.

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: 1 (OR: 0, WA: 1)

New Fires and Acres
3 fires for 0 acres
0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 1 fire for 0 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: 192 new fires
New large incidents: 10
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 12
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 3

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported:
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
McBee Command WA-SPD-000253. ICT4. 6 miles West of Richland, WA. Start 7/14. Full Suppression
Cause: human. 1,800 acres (+100). 100% containment. Grass. Minimal fire behavior. Last report unless 
significant activity occurs.

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
Slow moving low pressure will bring a cooler, showery weather pattern to the region through 
Monday. Thunderstorms have the potential to produce locally heavy rain.  Although, large fire
potential remains low, lightning activity may bring an increase in initial attack.  Gusty conditions 
associated with thunderstorms will be of concern in areas with light and flashy fuels.

National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR):
Other GACC Morning Reports:

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