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Thursday, July 28, 2016

7/28/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Morning Brief
Date/Time Stamp: Thursday, Jul 28, 2016, 07:20
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Northwest Activity Summary
In the past 24 hours, sunny, with temperatures at or above normal. Minimal lightning, in Northeast Washington. No precipitation in the Geographic Area. Light initial attack. Prescribed fire operations in effect (under burning) in east slopes of the Washington Cascades (PSA NW05). No growth on one existing large fire in Oregon (Rattlesnake).

Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest2 (7/26)
National3 (7/25)
Northwest PL Forecast
223
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Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 1 (OR: 1, WA: 0)
New Fires and Acres8 fires for 2 acres
0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 3 fires for 1 acre
WA: 5 fires for 1 acre
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: 8
Large fires contained: 7
Uncontained large fires: 16
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. ICT4. 10 miles NE of Warm Springs, OR. Start 7/24. Full Suppression. Cause: Undetermined. 9,235 acres (-63). 80% containment. Grass/brush. Moderate fire behavior with isolated torching, creeping, and smoldering. Structures threatened. Area closures in effect. Reduction in acreage due to more accurate mapping.

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
Sunny and dry with rising fire danger indices. Winds about average. No critical combinations of fire danger and fire weather expected until Friday or Saturday.

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