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Saturday, June 24, 2017

6/24/2017 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Saturday, Jun 24, 2017, 07:04

Northwest Activity Summary
Hot and dry conditions persisted yesterday with poor overnight RH recoveries. No precipitation or lightning in the region. 13 new fires reported for 236 acres. 200 RX burn acres completed yesterday on the Malheur N.F.

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

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 Acres 13 fires for 236 acres 0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 6 fires for 221 acres
WA: 7 fires for 15 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0

National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: 96 new fires
New large incidents: 4
Large fires contained: 3
Uncontained large fires: 17
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 3
Type 2 IMTs committed: 5

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Rhoades Canyon 0301 RN OR-PRD-000301. ICT3. 3 mi E of Clarno, OR. Start 6/20. Full Suppression. Cause: Human. 14,000 acres (+0). 50% containment. Brush, grass, and juniper. Active fire behavior. Burnout operations progressing. Structures threatened.

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 continues to rise rapidly with the hot and dry weather over the area. General winds have decreased for the majority of the area although locally gusty easterly winds are possible over the passes of the Cascades and Oregon Coast Range. On Sunday afternoon some lightning fires are expected over sections of Southern and Central Oregon spreading north and east Sunday night and Monday. The combination of rising fire danger and lightning is most prominent in Central and Southern Oregon which have been marked as “High Risk” for large wildfires on Sunday and Monday. Late Monday and Tuesday a cooling trend with winds will set in. Regional Preparedness Level will rise to 2 by Sunday.

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