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Monday, October 23, 2017

10/23/2017 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp:  Monday, Oct 23, 2017, 07:27
The Morning Brief will be updated on Fridays unless significant activity occurs.


Northwest Activity Summary
Rainy and windy across the entire region yesterday with mild temperatures. No precipitation in the Columbia Basin or parts of Southern Oregon No new fires or prescribed burning reported yesterday. Continued commitment of Northwest resources to California with some resources returning to the Northwest.    

Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest
(10/21)
National
(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: 0

National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: Light (50) new fires
New large incidents: 1
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 10
 National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 1
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1



Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Miller Complex OR-RSF-000647. IMT3. 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 occurred today (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
Expect mild and dry conditions with offshore flow developing this week as high pressure builds into the Pacific Northwest. The ridge will likely get interrupted briefly by a fast moving weather system on Wednesday. That wave will bring a shot of showers to the northern part of the region and breezy winds. Conditions will then return to warm and dry the remainder of the week.


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