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Saturday, September 3, 2016

9/3/2016 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Saturday, Sep 03, 2016, 06:43
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Northwest Activity Summary
Cold and wet in the last 24 hours. Continued precipitation across Washington and Northwest Oregon. Moderate amount of lightning yesterday in Northeast Washington. Light initial attack with the largest fire reported around Spokane at 10 acres. Very limited interior growth on the Rail fire.

Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest2 (9/2)
National3 (9/2)
Northwest PL Forecast
221
3-day10-day30-day

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 2 (OR: 1, WA: 1)
New Fires and Acres8 fires for 12 acres74 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 6 fires for 2 acres
WA: 2 fires for 10 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1
National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: 104 new fires
New large incidents: 4
Large fires contained: 3
Uncontained large fires: 20
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 4
Type 2 IMTs committed: 6

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 2
Rail OR-WWF-000582. IMT2. NW Team 13 (Gales). 5 miles W of Unity, OR. Start 7/31. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 41,681 acres (+74). 80% containment. Timber. Moderate fire behavior. Continued burning of interior fuels. Mop-up and suppression repair ongoing. Road, trail and area closures. Evacuation notices.
Cayuse Mtn. WA-SPA-000024. IMT3. 8 miles SW of Wellpinit, WA. Start 8/21. Full Suppression. Cause: Human. 18,116 acres (+0). 95% containment. Timber and grass. Minimal fire behavior. Continued mop-up around interior structures. Road and trail closures. Evacuation notices.

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
Large fire potential continues its downturn as cooler wetter weather remains in the Region. Despite occasional lightning and periods of wind, fire potential is unlikely to escalate until next weekend, when another warm dry period begins to become sufficiently established to bring higher fire danger conditions back into the Region.


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