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Friday, July 29, 2016

7/29/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Friday, Jul 29, 2016, 07:25
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Northwest Activity Summary
In the past 24 hours, sunny and hot. Minimal lightning, in Northcentral Washington. No precipitation in the Geographic Area. Light initial attack. Planned continuing 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). 4 fires in Western Washington timber fuels being managed under monitor/confine suppression strategies.

Preparedness Levels
Northwest2 (7/26)
National3 (7/25)
Northwest PL Forecast

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 Acres12 fires for 58 acres
0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 9 fires for 27 acres
WA: 3 fires for 31 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0
National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: 171 new fires
New large incidents: 9
Large fires contained: 2
Uncontained large fires: 18
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 (+0). 80% containment. Grass/brush. Minimal fire behavior with single tree torching, creeping, and smoldering. Structures threatened.

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 hot inland. Increasing cumulus buildups in Southern Oregon over the Cascades and eastward. Isolated afternoon thunderstorms there with little rainfall. Elevated risk of large fires starting due to the lightning over PSA NW07. Normal afternoon winds and humidity.

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