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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

9/07/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Wednesday, Sep 07, 2016, 06:43
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Northwest Activity Summary
Cool and moist over the last 24 hours. Widespread precipitation in Western Washington, Northwest Oregon, and the Blue Mountains. Light scattered precipitation in Central Washington, Central and Southern Oregon. No lightning recorded. Light initial attack. Transfer of command to the local unit on the Rail fire tomorrow. National Preparedness Level 2 as of 1200 yesterday.

Preparedness Levels
Northwest2 (9/2)
National2 (9/6)
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 Acres12 fires for 180 acres0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 9 fires for 2 acres
WA: 3 fires for 178 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1

National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: 94 new fires
New large incidents: 0
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 14
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). 90% 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 will remain inhibited throughout most of the region today; however, drying and warming will begin to set in through the rest of the week. North central portions of the region will continue to be impacted by brief disturbances with gusty winds and some moisture potential. Fire potential will start to elevate in Southern Oregon as warm, dry, and locally windy conditions begin to build with offshore flow into the weekend.

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