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Saturday, July 23, 2016

7/23/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Saturday, Jul 23, 2016, 06:49
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Northwest Activity Summary
In the past 24 hours, generally cooler temperatures region-wide.  Widespread precipitation in most of Washington with little to no precipitation in the majority of Oregon.  Lightning activity over northeast Washington. Light initial attack activity.

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

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 1 (OR: 1, WA: 0)
New Fires and Acres29 fires for 10 acres
16650 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 9 fires for 0 acres
WA: 20 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: 203 new fires
New large incidents: 9
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 18
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 1
Type 2 IMTs committed: 9

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
0353 RN SCOTT CANYON OR-PRD-000353. ICT3. 20 miles E of Wasco, OR. Start 7/21. Full Suppression. Cause: Undetermined. 29,190 acres (+16,690). 7% containment. Grass/Brush. Active fire behavior, uphill runs, wind driven.  T3 Team on order. Previously known as 0353 RN CREED.

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
A warm and mostly dry summer pattern will arrive this weekend and persist through next week.  Fire danger indices are forecasted to gradually climb in the coming week but otherwise no critical fire weather events are anticipated in the near term.

National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR):
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