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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

7/5/2016 NWCC Morning Briefing

Morning Brief
Date/Time Stamp: Tuesday, Jul 05, 2016, 06:57
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Northwest Activity Summary
In the past 24 hours, moderate temperatures west of the Cascades, warm temperatures east of the Cascades. No lightning. Minimal recorded precipitation in western Washington. Light initial attack. Green team mobilized to Wasson Pond near the Dalles, OR.

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

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 1
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 2 (OR: 2, WA: 0)
New Fires and Acres20 fires for 304 acres
0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 13 fires for 302 acre
WA: 7 fires for 2 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0
OSFM IMTs committed: 1

National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: 160 new fires
New large incidents: 0
Large fires contained: 2
Uncontained large fires: 14
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 3
Type 2 IMTs committed: 6

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 1
Wasson Pond OR-945S-000001. ODF and Municipal. OSFM Green Team (Hallman). 2 miles southwest of The Dalles, OR. Start 7/3. Full Suppression. Cause: unknown. 300 acres (+300). 50% containment. Grass/shrub. Structures threatened. Evacuations in effect. Conflagration Act invoked.
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Fifteen Mile OR-CGF-000160. ICT4. Unified Command (BLM/Municipal). 6 miles east of The Dalles, OR. Start 6/30. Full Suppression. Cause: human. 3,400 acres (+0). 95% containment. Grass. Residences, structures, and recreation area threatened.No new information.

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
Mild and breezy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms on the east side. A periodic threat of isolated thunderstorms remains throughout the week. Seasonal temperatures return midweek, then look for another cooling trend with increasing precipitation chances by the weekend. Significant fire potential declines through the weekend.

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