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Monday, October 23, 2017

10/21/2017 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp:  Saturday, Oct 21, 2017, 07:25


Northwest Activity Summary
Moderate to heavy precipitation across most of the region with the exception being the Columbia Basin where no precipitation was recorded. Very light initial attack reported. 267 acres of prescribed burning completed with 1 prescribed burn planned. Continued commitment of Northwest resources to California with some resources starting to return to the Northwest. 

Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest
1 (10/21)
National
3 (10/11)
Northwest PL Forecast
1
1
1
3-day
10-day
30-day

Northwest Fire Activity 
New Fires and Acres 3 fires for 0 acres
No growth on existing large fires
OR: 1 fires for 30 acres
WA: 2 fires for 0 acres
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 2 (OR: 2 WA: 0)
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs Committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1

National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: Light (79) new fires
New large incidents: 1
Large fires contained: 2
Uncontained large fires: 10
 National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 1
Type 2 IMTs committed: 2


Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 2
Miller Complex OR-RSF-000647. IMT2, NW Team 6 (Sheldon). 20 miles west of Ashland, OR. Start 8/14. Monitor/Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 39,715 acres (+0) 89% containment. Timber. Minimal fire behavior. Road, trail and area closures. Includes the Abney (32,846 acres). Remaining fires within complex are contained and/or in monitor status. Received rain and snow on the fire yesterday.
Chetco Bar OR-RSF-000326. IMT4. 16 miles W of Selma, OR. Start 7/12. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 191,125 acres (+0). 97% containment. Timber. Minimal fire behavior. Road, trail, and area closures in place. No new information. Last report 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
Warm, wet and continued windy conditions today and Sunday. Drier conditions are expected for most of next week, but windy and wet weather may return to the north part of the region around Wednesday.

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