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Friday, July 22, 2016

7/22/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Friday, Jul 22, 2016, 07:25
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Northwest Activity Summary
In the past 24 hours, light to moderate precipitation over most of the Geographic Area with the exception of southcentral and southeast Oregon which received no precipitation. Lightning activity occurred over western and central Washington extending into the Cascades in northern Oregon. One new large fire reported (Creed) in light fuels in northcentral Oregon.

Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest1 (6/15)
National2 (6/6)
Northwest PL Forecast
223
3-day10-day30-day

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 Acres12 fires for 12,508 acres
0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 7 fires for 12,501 acres
WA: 5 fires for 7 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0

National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: 187 new fires
New large incidents: 7
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: 7


Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 1
Creed OR-PRD-000353. ICT3. 20 miles E of Wasco, OR. Start 7/21. Full Suppression. Cause: Undetermined.
12,500 acres (+12,500). 10% containment. Grass/Brush. Active fire behavior. County and BLM resources on scene. Light precipitation received. Wind driven. Initial information.
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
Lightning ignitions are likely over eastern Washington but will end on Saturday as the weather pattern shifts to favor warmer and drier conditions. Fire danger indices are expected to gradually climb for the next week but otherwise no critical fire weather events are anticipated.

National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR): http://www.nifc.gov/nicc/sitreprt.pdf
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