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Saturday, June 24, 2017

6/22/2017 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Thursday, Jun 22, 2017, 06:57

Northwest Activity Summary
Warm and very dry conditions yesterday with relative humidity values in single digits in many east side locations. No precipitation or lightning in the region. 19 new fires reported for 160 acres. The Rhoades Canyon fire increased by 4,000 acres. 500 acre RX burn planned on the Malheur N.F.

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: 0 
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 1 (OR: 1, WA: 0)
New Fires and Acres 19 fires for 160 acres 4,000 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 11 fires for 30 acres
WA: 8 fires for 130 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0

National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: 107 new fires
New large incidents: 2
Large fires contained: 4
Uncontained large fires: 15
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: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 2
Rhoades Canyon 0301 RN OR-PRD-000301. ICT3. 3 mi E of Clarno, OR. Start 6/20. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 10,000 acres (+4,000). 0% containment. Brush, grass, and Juniper. Active Fire Behavior with uphill runs. Burnout operations planned. 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 (+0). 100% containment. Grass. Minimal Fire Behavior. Last report on Morning Brief unless significant activity occurs.

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
Fire danger is expected to rise steadily through the weekend across the geographic area. General winds will gradually decrease for the majority of the area and a hot spell over the weekend will boost fire danger above average east of the Cascades. However, no critical fire potential combinations are foreseen through the weekend. Regional preparedness level likely to remain at 1 until next week.  


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