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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

9/21/2016 NWCC Large Fire Brief

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Northwest Activity Summary
Fall like temperatures continue over most of the region with warm and dry conditions in the southeast half of Oregon. Light, scattered precipitation in northwestern Washington. Scattered lightning in northwestern Washington. Very light initial attack. No growth and increased containment on existing large fire (Rock Creek). One prescribed fire reported for 217 acres, and multiple units with planned prescribed fires in Oregon and Washington.

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 Acres2 fires for 0 acres0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 1 fire for 0 acres
WA: 1 fire 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: 65 new fires
New large incidents: 3
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 12
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 2
Type 2 IMTs committed: 3

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. 1,383 acres (+0). Timber. 95% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Mop-up and suppression repair. Road and trail closures in effect.

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
A fall pattern remains over the region through early Friday, with a fast moving front bringing precipitation west of Cascades and a chance of light precipitation on the east side. A high pressure ridge moves over the area bringing a warming and drying trend beginning this weekend.


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