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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

7/27/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016, 07:30
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Northwest Activity Summary
In the past 24 hours, sunny and slightly warmer than normal temperatures. Lightning concentrated in northeast Washington accompanied by light precipitation. No lightning and dry elsewhere in the geographic area. Light initial attack. One new fire reported at 200+ acres in light fuels in Central Washington. Increased containment on one existing large fire in central Oregon (Rattlesnake).

Preparedness Levels
Northwest2 (7/26)
National3 (7/25)
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 Acres17 fires for 301 acres
298 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 2 fires for 0 acres
WA: 15 fires for 301 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0
National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: 188 new fires
New large incidents: 5
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 15
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 3
Type 2 IMTs committed: 4

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. 9,298 acres (+298). 80% containment. Grass/brush. Moderate fire behavior with torching, backing, and creeping. Structures threatened. Road and area closures in effect.

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 in Northeast Washington today. There is potential for monsoonal moisture to bring thunderstorms to Southeast Oregon on Saturday bringing High Risk to that area. A cool down with gusty winds is expected this weekend.

National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR):
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