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Friday, September 30, 2016

9/30/2016 NWCC Large Fire Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Friday, Sep 30, 2016, 07:30
Starting 9/2/16, posting frequency will be Monday through Friday by 0800. 

Northwest Activity Summary
Seasonal conditions in the Geographic Area. Minimal precipitation with some lightning in Central Oregon and far eastern Washington and Oregon. Light initial attack. One new large fire in Central Oregon. Fifteen prescribed fires reported 408 acres completed. Multiple units with planned prescribed fires.

Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest
(9/2)
National
(9/6)
Northwest PL Forecast
1
1
1
3-day
10-day
30-day

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 1
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 1 (OR: 1, WA: 0)
New Fires and Acres8 fires for 279 acresNo existing large fires
OR: 7 fires for 279 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: 130 new fires
New large incidents: 1
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 11
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 1
Type 2 IMTs committed: 3


Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 1
0624 RS East Maury, OR-OCF-000624ICT4. 11 miles SE of Post, OR. Start 9/29. Full Suppression. Cause: Human. 250 acres (+250). 10% containment. Timber and slash. Active fire behavior with torching. Campground threatened. 
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
Weak high begins to diminish today. Temperatures and humidity near normal for this time of year. A weather change begins which will bring on a cooling and moistening trend for the weekend with a corresponding decline in fire danger. Significant fire potential is generally low through the period.

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