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Thursday, July 7, 2016

7/7/2016 NWCC Morning Briefing

Morning Brief
Date/Time Stamp: Thursday, Jul 07, 2016, 06:45
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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.

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

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 0 (OR: 0, WA: 0)
New Fires and Acres7 fires for 8 acres
0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 2 fires for 0 acres
WA: 5 fires for 8 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0

National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: 154 new fires
New large incidents: 1
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 14
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 1
Type 2 IMTs committed: 5

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 0

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 very slight chance of isolated thunderstorms over south central Oregon today with breezy conditions continuing east of the Cascades. A strong upper level trough will move into the region Friday and over the weekend bringing thunderstorms and stronger winds, but also showers, cooler temperatures, and higher RH. The overall potential for large fires and high risk events remains low across the Northwest.

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