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Saturday, June 24, 2017

6/21/2017 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017, 07:55

Northwest Activity Summary
Yesterday: Warm conditions with breezy to windy conditions on the east side. Light scattered precipitation in Western Washington with a few lightning strikes in far NE Washington and SE Oregon. An increase in initial attack activity yesterday with 27 fires reported. The Rhoades Canyon 0301 RN fire, near Clarno, OR was reported at 6,000 acres.

Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest
1 (1/17)
National
2 (5/16)
Northwest PL Forecast
1
2
2
3-day
10-day
30-day

Northwest Fire Activity 
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 2 
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 2 (OR: 1, WA: 1)
New Fires and Acres 27 fires for 6,120 acres 0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 17 fires for 6,093 acres
WA: 10 fires for 27 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0

National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: 152 new fires
New large incidents: 11
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 17
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 2
Type 2 IMTs committed: 6


Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 3
Rhoades Canyon 0301 RN OR-PRD-000301. ICT3. 3 mi E of Clarno, OR. Start 6/20. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 6,000 acres. 10% containment. Brush, grass, and Juniper. Active Fire Behavior. Structures threatened.
Joe Barker Rd Fire WA-WFS-000001. ICT4. Walla Walla Fire District #1. 35 miles N of Walla Walla, WA. Start 6/19. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 518 acres. 95% containment. Grass. Minimal Fire Behavior. Containment expected 6/21.Acres not included in new fires tally.
Wildcat 0284 PR OR-OCF-000284. ICT4. 18 mi W of Mitchell, OR. Start 6/13. Confine/Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 130 acres. 100% containment. Timber. Minimal Fire Behavior. Last report on morning briefing unless significant activity occurs. See the “NW Fires Utilizing Monitor, Confine, Point Zone Protection Suppression Strategies (YTD) link for future updates. Acres not included in new fires tally.
Incidents Previously Reported: 0

Northwest Prescribed Fire Information:

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
Steadily rising fire danger is expected through the weekend and into next week due to a strong warming and drying spell. General winds will decrease over most of the area as this hot spell sets in. No significant lightning is expected for the time being. Initial attack activity is likely to decrease due to the decreasing winds. Regional preparedness level likely to remain at 1 for the time being. 


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