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Monday, October 23, 2017

10/22/2017 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp:  Sunday, Oct 22, 2017, 07:28


Northwest Activity Summary
Rainy and windy across the entire region yesterday with mild temperatures. Heavy precipitation on the west side and moderate precipitation across the east side. No new fires or prescribed burning reported yesterday. 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 0 fires for 0 acres
No growth on existing large fires
OR: 0 fires for 0 acres
WA: 0 fires for 0 acres
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 1 (OR: 1 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 (27) new fires
New large incidents: 0
Large fires contained: 1
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: 1
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 limiting fire activity. Transfer of command to ICT3 planned for tomorrow 10/23 at 0800.

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
A cold front will move through the region today with drying starting after it passes. Scattered showers will still be possible, mainly in the mountains. It will be windy today then warm and dry conditions will return on Monday. Dry conditions should remain through the week with potential for a fast moving system moving through the north part of the region on Wednesday that will bring a shot of moisture and breezy winds.

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