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Friday, September 9, 2016

9/09/2016 NWCC Morning Report

Date/Time Stamp: Friday, Sep 09, 2016, 06:43
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Northwest Activity Summary
Gradual warming and drying over the past 24 hours with breezy winds in North Central Washington and Southwest Oregon. Trace amounts of moisture in Western and Northeast Washington and one lightning strike recorded in Northeast Washington. Light initial attack.


Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest2 (9/2)
National2 (9/6)
Northwest PL Forecast
111
3-day10-day30-day


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 Acres5 fires for 2 acres0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 2 fires for 2 acres
WA: 3 fires for 0 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0

National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: 68 new fires
New large incidents: 5
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 10
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 2
Type 1 IMTs committed: 2
Type 2 IMTs committed: 4



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

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
Continued warming trend today. A thermal trough will continue to lead to rapid warming and drying in Southwest Oregon through Saturday. This will bring elevated fire potential during the main burning periods today and Saturday due to the combination of drying fuels, gusty winds, and low humidity. A cold front will bring high winds to Central and Eastern Washington on Saturday evening elevating fire spread potential. Temperatures will cool on Sunday but then begin a steady climb towards mid-week.



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

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