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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

9/27/2016 NWCC Large Fire Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016, 07:39
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Northwest Activity Summary
Sunny and warm yesterday with hot conditions in Southwest Oregon. Light scattered precipitation in northwest Washington and no lightning yesterday. Light initial attack, with all fires reporting minimal acreage. No ongoing large fires. Five prescribed fires reported for 962 acres in Oregon and Washington, and multiple units with planned prescribed fires.

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: 0 (OR: 0, WA: 0)
New Fires and Acres6 fires for 21 acresNo existing large fires
OR: 3 fires for 19 acres
WA: 3 fires for 2 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0
National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: 110 new fires
New large incidents: 4
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 11
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 2
Type 2 IMTs committed: 2

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
A weak shortwave is flattening the high pressure that has been over the region bringing cooler conditions today with breezy winds in the Okanogan Valley and Cascade gaps. Weak high pressure will return Wednesday and Thursday before a strong low pressure trough starts affecting the region bringing substantial cooling Thursday night and through the weekend. Chances of precipitation start out low on Friday, but increase over the weekend and into early next week. Significant fire potential is generally low through the period but drops considerably Friday and through the weekend.

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