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Sunday, October 2, 2016

10/1/2016 NWCC Large Fire Update

Date/Time Stamp: Saturday, Oct 01, 2016, 07:37
Starting 9/2/16, posting frequency will be Monday through Friday by 0800.

Northwest Activity Summary
Seasonal temperatures with gusty winds on the east side. Moderate precipitation on the west side and in NE Washington. Some lightning in NE Washington, SW Oregon and the John Day Highlands. Light initial attack. Increased containment on the East Maury fire. Five prescribed fires reported 135 acres completed. Multiple units with planned prescribed fires. The Northwest dropped to Preparedness Level 1.

Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest1 (10/1)
National1 (9/30)
Northwest PL Forecast
111
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Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0 
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 1 (OR: 1, WA: 0)
New Fires and Acres7 fires for 3 acres1,150 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 5 fires for 2 acres
WA: 2 fire for 1 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0
No updates to the IMSR today. The following information is from 9/30/16
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: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
0624 RS East Maury, OR-OCF-000624. ICT4. 11 miles SE of Post, OR. Start 9/29. Full Suppression. Cause: Human. 1,400  acres (+1,150). 25% containment. Timber and slash. Active fire behavior with torching. Private lands, campgrounds and Sage-grouse habitat threatened. Road closures.

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
Cooler and wetter conditions are moving in with a corresponding decline in fire danger. Some isolated wet thunderstorms are possible over the next several days. Precipitation chances increase later in the weekend and into next week.

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