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Saturday, September 17, 2016

9/17/2016 NWCC Large Fire Briefing

Date/Time Stamp: Saturday, Sep 17, 2016, 06:57
Posting frequency is daily by 0700 while IMTs are mobilized. Otherwise, posting will be by 0800.

Northwest Activity Summary
Continued warm, and dry conditions yesterday with light winds. Light precipitation in Northwest and Northeast Washington with no lightning. Light initial attack. The Rock Creek fire reported increased containment and limited growth. Light prescribed fire activity reported.

Preparedness Levels
Northwest2 (9/2)
National2 (9/6)
Northwest PL Forecast

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0 
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 1 (OR: 0, WA: 1)
New Fires and Acres11 fires for 2 acres83 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 9 fires for 1 acre
WA: 2 fires for 1 acre
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1
National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: 69 new fires
New large incidents: 0
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 9
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 3
Type 2 IMTs committed: 3

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Rock Creek WA-OWF-000495. IMT2 NW Team 7 (Knerr). 12 miles NW Naches, WA. Start 9/10. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 1383 acres (+83). Timber. 55% containment. Moderate fire behavior with backing, creeping, and interior burning. Continue to patrol, hold and mop-up in all divisions. Road, trail and area closures in effect. Transition back to the local unit anticipated9/19/2016.
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
Cooler conditions and windy, with rain likely in most of Washington and the north half of Oregon. Warmer temperatures will prevail in Southern Oregon with increasing winds and increasing humidity. Additional weather disturbances will affect the geographic area on Sunday and around Wednesday bringing cooler and windy conditions with chances of precipitation. Cool and moist conditions will lower significant fire potential through the forecast period.

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