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Saturday, July 1, 2017

07/01/2017 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Saturday, Jul 01, 2017, 06:43


Northwest Activity Summary
Mild temperatures on the west side with seasonable conditions on the east side. No lightning or precipitation across the region.  Initial attack activity was very light with minimal acreage. Significant containment reported on all large fires. Firing operations continued on the Sheep Springs fire on the Deschutes NF.


Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest
2 (6/25)
National
3 (6/28)
Northwest PL Forecast
2
2
3 (Up 1)
3-day
10-day
30-day


Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 2
Uncontained large fires: 4 (OR: 2, WA: 2)
New Fires and Acres 9 fires for 10 acres 0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 4 fires for 0 acres
WA: 5 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: Light (109 new fires)
New large incidents: 5
Large fires contained: 9
Uncontained large fires: 24
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 1
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 3
Type 2 IMTs committed: 3



Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 6
Sutherland Canyon WA-SPD-000121. IMT2 (Rabe). 13 mi SE of Wenatchee, WA. Start 6/26. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 29,433 acres (+0). 75% containment. Grass and brush. Minimal fire behavior. Structures threatened. Level 1 evacuation notice in place.
Straight Hollow WA-SPD-000126. IMT2 (Rabe). 12 mi. E of Wenatchee, WA. Start 6/26. Full Suppression.  Cause: Lightning. 8,458 acres (+0). 74% containment. Grass and brush. Minimal fire behavior. Sage grouse habitat threatened.
Sheep Springs OR-DEF-000341. IMT3. 17 mi. NW of Sisters, OR. Start 6/26. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 750 acres (+0). 50% containment. Timber, heavy dead and down. Moderate fire behavior. No structures threatened. Continued burn out operations planned.
Mecca Fire OR-WSC-000001. Start 6/25. 2,400 acres, decrease in acreage due to better mapping. 65% Containment. Grass, brush and juniper. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering in large saw dust pile.  Anticipated smoke impacts. No structures threatened. Last report on morning briefing unless significant activity occurs.
Spartan WA-SES-000120. IMT2 (Rabe). 8 mi. SE of Wenatchee, WA. Start 6/26. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 8,730 acres ((+0). 100% containment. Grass and brush. Minimal fire behavior. Last report on morning briefing unless significant activity occurs.
South Wenas WA-WFS-000720 IMT3. 3 mi. S of Selah, WA. Start 6/27. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 2,846 acres (+0). 100% containment. Grass and brush. Minimal fire behavior. Fire has transitioned to local unit. Last report on morning briefing unless significant activity occurs.


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
New large fire potential remains low today although general winds are expected to increase again through the Columbia River Gorge and the east slopes of the Cascades. Some lightning is possible over Northeast Oregon. Lightning starts are not expected to be numerous enough to significantly boost the risk new large fires .Fire danger indices will continue rising, more rapidly east of the Cascades going into the Independence Day holiday. 

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