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Friday, September 2, 2016

9/02/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Friday, Sep 02, 2016, 06:50
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Northwest Activity Summary
Cool and moist in the last 24 hours. Widespread precipitation throughout Washington and Northwest Oregon. Light scattered precipitation in Southwest and Eastern Oregon. No lightning yesterday. Light initial attack with the largest fire reported in North-central Oregon in grass at over 200 acres. Continued interior growth on the Rail fire. Preparedness level dropped to PL2.

Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest2 (9/2)
National4 (8/19)
Northwest PL Forecast
221
3-day10-day30-day

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 2 (OR: 1, WA: 1)
New Fires and Acres13 fires for 247 acres643 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 7 fires for 243 acres
WA: 6 fires for 4 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1
National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: 126 new fires
New large incidents: 11
Large fires contained: 2
Uncontained large fires: 19
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 6
Type 2 IMTs committed: 7

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 2
Rail OR-WWF-000582. IMT2. NW Team 13 (Gales). 5 miles W of Unity, OR. Start 7/31. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 41,607 acres (+643). 75% containment. Timber. Moderate fire behavior. Continued burning of interior fuels. Road, trail and area closures. Mop-up and suppression repair ongoing. Evacuation notices.
Cayuse Mtn. WA-SPA-000024. IMT3. 8 miles SW of Wellpinit, WA. Start 8/21. Full Suppression. Cause: Human. 18,116 acres (+0). 95% containment. Timber and grass. Minimal fire behavior with creeping and smoldering. Continued mop-up around interior structures. Evacuation notices. Road and trail closures.

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
Fire danger is on the downswing as cooler and wetter weather settles over the region with a series of cold fronts. Significant Fire potential is expected to decrease through the first week of September despite occasional lightning and periods of wind.


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