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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

7/6/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Morning Brief
Date/Time Stamp: Wednesday, Jul 06, 2016, 07:23
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Northwest Activity Summary
In the past 24 hours, cooler than normal temperatures throughout the Northwest. No lightning. Light precipitation in northern Washington. Light initial attack. Two large grassland fires contained. No existing large fires.

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

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 2
Uncontained large fires: 0 (OR: 0, WA: 0)
New Fires and Acres16 fires for 11 acres
0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 4 fires for 0 acres
WA: 12 fires for 11 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0
OSFM IMTs committed: 0

National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: 321 new fires
New large incidents: 7
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 15
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 2
Type 2 IMTs committed: 6

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 2
Wassen Pond OR-954S-000001. ICT4. 2 miles west of The Dalles, OR. Start 7/3. Full Suppression. Cause: human. 300 acres (+0). 100% containment. Grass/shrub. OSFM Green Team (Hallman) demobilized 7/5. Management returned to local unit. Last report on morning briefing unless significant activity occurs.
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). 100% containment. Grass. Last report on morning briefing unless significant activity occurs.

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
There is a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms over eastern Washington and NE Oregon with breezy conditions continuing east of the Cascades. A strong upper level trough will move into the region late this week and over the weekend bringing thunderstorms and stronger winds, but also showers and higher RH. The overall potential for large fires and high risk events remains low across the Northwest.

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