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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

9/06/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Tuesday, Sep 06, 2016, 06:46
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Northwest Activity Summary
Generally cool and moist conditions over the last 24 hours. No lightning recorded. Isolated light precipitation in Northeast Washington and widespread precipitation entering west of the North Cascades overnight. Light initial attack with no new large fires. No activity on the Rail fire.

Preparedness Levels
Northwest2 (9/2)
National3 (9/2)
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 Acres11 fires for 7 acres0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 6 fires for 2 acres
WA: 5 fires for 5 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1
National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: 80 new fires
New large incidents: 2
Large fires contained: 3
Uncontained large fires: 15
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 2
Type 2 IMTs committed: 5

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Rail OR-WWF-000582. IMT2. NW Team 13 (Gales). 5 miles W of Unity, OR. Start 7/31. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 41,706 acres (+0). 85% containment. Timber. Minimal fire behavior. Continued burning of interior fuels. Mop-up and suppression repair ongoing. Road, trail and area closures. Transfer of command from IMT2 NW Team 13 (Gales) back to the local units planned for 9/8.

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
Significant fire potential remains inhibited as widespread showers are expected through most of the region. Southern portions of Oregon will remain cooler today but with only trace amounts of precipitation. No lightning is expected. While some gusty winds are possible, fire potential will remain low throughout the region. Warming conditions could bring heightened fire danger towards the end of the week particularly in southern Oregon PSAs.

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