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Monday, July 10, 2017

7/10/2017 Morning Brief

Northwest Activity Summary
Hot and dry on the east side and seasonal conditions on the west side. A few lightning strikes in Northeast Oregon along the Idaho border. Light initial attack yesterday with 4 new large fires reported. IMT2, Team 12, Harrod, was ordered for the Ana Fire in Southeast Oregon. 

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

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 4
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 6 (OR: 3 WA: 3)
New Fires and Acres 33 fires for 3,799 acres 2,430 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 12 fires for 3,089 acres
WA: 21 fires for 710 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 2

National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: Moderate (232) new fires
New large incidents: 20
Large fires contained: 7
Uncontained large fires: 60
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 6
Type 2 IMTs committed: 13

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 4
Lone Pine OR-OCF-000496. ICT4. 10 mi NW of Prineville, OR. Start 7/08. Full Suppression. Cause: Human. 1,000 acres. 0% containment. Brush, juniper slash and tall grass. Active fire behavior. Structures threatened. Evacuations, road and area closures in effect.
Powerline OR-BUD-007045. ICT4. 25 mi N of Fields, OR. Start 7/08. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 700 acres. 80% containment. Brush and grass. Active fire behavior.
 Diamond Butte OR-VAD-000086. ICT4. 27 mi NE of Jordan Valley, OR. Start 7/08. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 1,369 acres. 100% containment. Brush. Minimal fire behavior. Last report on morning briefing unless significant activity occurs.
Goose Lake WA-MCR-000202. 17 mi S of Moses Lake, WA. Start 7/08. 706 acres. Moderate fire behavior. Limited information at this time.
Incidents Previously Reported: 3
Ana OR-LAD-000238. IMT3. 2 mi N of Summer Lake, OR. Start 7/08. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 3,200 acres (+2,200). 5% containment. Brush, grass. Active fire behavior. Evacuations and road closures in effect. Structures threatened. IMT2, Team 12 Harrod, in-brief this evening.
Dry Creek WA-SES-000194. IMT2, NW Team 6 (Sheldon). 6 mi N of Husum, WA. Start 7/08. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 350 acres (+230). 10% containment. Timber. Active fire behavior. Road Closures. Evacuations notices in effect. Limited information available.
Coyote Creek WA-WFS-000803. IMT3. City limits of Terrace Estates, WA. Start 7/07. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 600 acres (+0). 84% containment. Brush, grass. Minimal fire behavior. Minimal fire growth expected.
Mitchell WA-SES-000179. ICT4. 10 mi N of Wenatchee, WA. Start 7/05. Full Suppression.  Cause: Unknown. 700 acres (+0). 90% containment. Brush, grass, and timber. Minimal fire behavior. Minimal growth expected. No update received. 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
Seasonal temperatures can be expected across the area through Tuesday. Breezy winds will be a concern through today. Weather will remain dry with temperatures increasing into the weekend. The potential for thunderstorms increases towards the weekend as monsoon moisture moves into the area. Significant fire potential will elevate thru the week with high risk developing as thunderstorms move in.

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