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Monday, September 19, 2016

9/19/2016 NWCC Large Fire Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Monday, Sep 19, 2016, 07:23
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Northwest Activity Summary
Fall like temperatures region wide with breezy conditions on the east side. Continued dry weather in Southern Oregon with light scattered precipitation throughout the rest of the region. Light initial attack with the largest fire reported at 160 acres in far Eastern Oregon. The Rock Creek fire reported increased containment and no growth. No prescribed fire activity reported.

Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest2 (9/2)
National2 (9/6)
Northwest PL Forecast
211
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Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0 
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 1 (OR: 0, WA: 1)
New Fires and Acres10 fires for 234 acres0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 8 fires for 228 acres
WA: 2 fires for 6 acre
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0

National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: 62 new fires
New large incidents: 4
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 12
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 1
Type 2 IMTs committed: 4


Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Rock Creek WA-OWF-000495. IMT3. 12 miles NW  of Naches, WA. Start 9/10. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 1383 acres (+0). Timber. 90% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Continue to patrol, hold and mop-up. Road, trail and area closures in effect. Transition from NW Team 7 to IMT3 at 0600 this morning.

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
The weather over the region is shifting toward an autumn pattern. Several frontal systems are expected to bring increasingly wet weather from Washington spreading southward into Oregon. Despite gusty winds at times, fire danger will decline and large fire potential is expected to remain low.


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