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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

7/26/2016 NWCC Morning Brief



Morning Brief
Date/Time Stamp: Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016, 07:42 (Update: Rattlesnake size/containment)
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Northwest Activity Summary
The NW Preparedness Level was raised to PL2, effective 7/26, 0001 hrs. The National Preparedness Level was raised to PL 3 yesterday. In the past 24 hours, sunny and near normal temperatures. Lightning concentrated in northeast Washington accompanied by traces of precipitation. No lightning and dry elsewhere in the geographic area. Light initial attack. One ongoing large fire in central Oregon (Rattlesnake). One large fire contained (Scott Canyon).

Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest
2 (7/26)
National
3 (7/25)
Northwest PL Forecast
2
2
3
3-day
10-day
30-day

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 Acres
11 fires for 30 acres
4,225 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 0 fires for 0 acres
WA: 11 fires for 30 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0

National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: 185 new fires
New large incidents: 7
Large fires contained: 7
Uncontained large fires: 15
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 4
Type 2 IMTs committed: 6


Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Rattlesnake OR-WSA-000045. ICT3. 10 miles NE of Warm Springs, OR. Start 7/24. Full Suppression. Cause: Undetermined. 9,000 acres (+4,225). 80% containment. Grass/brush. Active fire behavior with uphill and wind-driven runs. Structures threatened. Road and area closures in effect.
0353 RN Scott Canyon OR-PRD-000353. ICT3. 9 miles NW of Condon, OR. Start 7/21. Full Suppression. Cause: Undetermined. 33,587 acres (+0). 100% containment (7/25). Grass/Brush. Minimal fire behavior. 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
Fire potential will elevate through this week due to warming and drying conditions. There is a chance of thunderstorms along the Canadian border today and tomorrow and some potential for monsoonal moisture to bring thunderstorms to Southeast Oregon on Saturday. A cool down with gusty winds is expected this weekend.

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