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Friday, November 9, 2018

11/09/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Friday, Nov 09, 2018, 07:51
Report will post weekly on Fridays, unless significant activity occurs

Northwest Activity Summary
Early in the week brought occasional precipitation, then shifted to mainly dry conditions across the region. Initial attack remains light with no growth on existing large fires. Prescribed burning concentrated on activity fuels, with 926 acres recorded over the past week.

Preparedness LevelsNorthwest PL
Current
3-Day
10-Day
30-Day
(10/2)
1
1
1


National PL
(10/4)


Northwest Incident Activity 
New Fires and Acres (11/2 – 11/8)
18 fire for 417 acres
OR: 10
 fires for 2 acres
WA: 8
 fires for 416
 acres
Large Fire Summary
New large incidents: 0
Reported incidents: 1 (OR: 1 WA: 
0) No growth on existing incidents
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs Committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0
National Fire Activity  (11/2 – 11/8)
Initial attack activity: Light (201) new fires
New large incidents: 5
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 4

National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams: 0
NIMOs committed: 
0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 3
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0



Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents listed below meet large fire criteria and/or incidents with a Type 1 or 2 IMT assigned. Large incidents are defined as fires which are 100+ acres in timber or 300+ acres in grass/brush. For additional information on incidents no longer listed below please refer to the NW Large Incident Summary or Northwest Fires Utilizing Monitor, Confine, Point Zone Protection Suppression Strategies (YTD)
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Klondike. OR-RSF-000354. ICT4. 9 mi NW of Selma, OR. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 175,258 acres (+0). 80% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Timber.  Structures threatened. Evacuation notices. Road, trail and area closures. Suppression repair work ongoing. Transfer of command to ICT4 occurred on 11/5. Last report unless significant activity occurs.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
A weak frontal system will bring some showers to Northern Washington and mountain areas today. After those showers taper offtonight, the entire region should stay dry through the weekend as high pressure aloft builds. A thermal trough at the surface will keep offshore wind flow in Western Oregon through the weekend. Another front will move in by mid-week, bringing more light rain to the Pacific Northwest. Check your NWS forecast guidance for the latest details for your area.

Northwest Fire Potential Summary
Potential for new significant fires will remain minimal across the region.


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

Friday, November 2, 2018

11/2/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

Please note posting schedule change will now be once a week on Fridays.


Date/Time Stamp: Friday, Nov 02, 2018, 08:05
This will be the last daily Morning Brief.  Report will post weekly on Fridays, unless significant activity occurs

Northwest Activity Summary
Precipitation fell across areas west of the Cascades and higher terrain on the east side yesterday, with highest concentrations in Western Washington.  Initial attack remains minimal with no growth on existing large fires. 1,312 acres of prescribed burning was recorded.  

Preparedness LevelsNorthwest PL
Current
3-Day
10-Day
30-Day
(10/2)
1
1
1


National PL
(10/4)


Northwest Incident Activity 
New Fires and Acres 
fire for 30 acres
OR: 2
 fires for 30 acres
WA: 0
 fires for 0
 acres
Large Fire Summary
New large incidents: 0
Reported incidents: 1 (OR: 1 WA: 
0) No growth on existing incidents
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs Committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1
National Fire Activity  
IMSR will report weekly on Fridays (10/26 – 11/1)
Initial attack activity: Light (278) new fires
New large incidents: 2
Large fires contained: 2
Uncontained large fires: 1

National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams: 0
NIMOs committed: 
1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 2
Type 2 IMTs committed: 
1



Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents listed below meet large fire criteria and/or incidents with a Type 1 or 2 IMT assigned. Large incidents are defined as fires which are 100+ acres in timber or 300+ acres in grass/brush. For additional information on incidents no longer listed below please refer to the NW Large Incident Summary or Northwest Fires Utilizing Monitor, Confine, Point Zone Protection Suppression Strategies (YTD)
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Klondike. OR-RSF-000354. IMT2, NW Team 8 (Johnson). 9 mi NW of Selma, OR. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 175,258 acres (+0). 80% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Timber.  Structures threatened. Evacuation notices. Road, trail and area closures. Suppression repair work ongoing. Transfer of command to ICT4 planned for 11/4.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
A cool, active weather pattern continues with occasional precipitation and breezy conditions as a series of disturbances traverse the region through the weekend and into next week. Strong winds are likely late this morning and through the afternoon through Cascade gaps and across the Columbia Basin.  Winds will pick up again Sunday, but should be lighter than today.  A few isolated wet thunderstorms are possible in higher terrain today and Sunday.  Current forecast models indicate a break in the rain starting mid-week.  Check your NWS forecasts for details and timing of precipitation and winds in your local area.

Northwest Fire Potential Summary
Potential for new significant fires will remain minimal across the region.


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

11/1/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

** Please be advised, effective November 2nd, NWCC Morning Brief posting schedule will change to report once a week on Fridays, unless significant activity occurs **

Date/Time Stamp: Thursday, Nov 01, 2018, 07:52
Posting schedule: Monday – Friday at 0800

Northwest Activity Summary
Yesterday brought much of the same temperatures across the region.  South central Oregon and central Washington remained fairly dry, while remaining areas received trace to wetting precipitation amounts.  Initial attack remains minimal with no growth on existing large fires. 483 acres of prescribed burning was recorded.  

Preparedness LevelsNorthwest PL
Current
3-Day
10-Day
30-Day
(10/2)
1
1
1


National PL
(10/4)


Northwest Incident Activity 
New Fires and Acres 
fire for less than an acre
OR: 2
 fires for less than an acre
WA: 0
 fires for 0
 acres
Large Fire Summary
New large incidents: 0
Reported incidents: 1 (OR: 1 WA: 
0) No growth on existing incidents
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs Committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1
National Fire Activity  
IMSR will report weekly on Fridays (10/26)
Initial attack activity: Light (44) new fires
New large incidents: 0
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 1

National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams: 0
NIMOs committed: 
1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 2
Type 2 IMTs committed: 
2


Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents listed below meet large fire criteria and/or incidents with a Type 1 or 2 IMT assigned. Large incidents are defined as fires which are 100+ acres in timber or 300+ acres in grass/brush. For additional information on incidents no longer listed below please refer to the NW Large Incident Summary or Northwest Fires Utilizing Monitor, Confine, Point Zone Protection Suppression Strategies (YTD)
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Klondike. OR-RSF-000354. IMT2, NW Team 8 (Johnson). 9 mi NW of Selma, OR. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 175,258 acres (+0). 80% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Timber.  Structures threatened. Evacuation notices. Road, trail and area closures. Suppression repair work ongoing.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
An active weather pattern continues with occasional precipitation and breezy conditions as a series of disturbances traverse the region through the weekend. Strong winds are likely Friday through Cascade gaps and across the Columbia Basin.  Check your NWS forecasts for details and timing of precipitation and winds in your local area.

Northwest Fire Potential Summary
Potential for new large fires is minimal through the weekend.



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

10/31/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018, 08:00
Posting schedule: Monday – Friday at 0800

Northwest Activity Summary
Scattered amounts of precipitation over much of the region yesterday, with the exception of southeastern Oregon, remaining relatively dry.  Temperatures remained seasonal across the region.  Initial attack remains minimal with no growth on existing large fires. 667 acres of prescribed burning was recorded.  

Preparedness LevelsNorthwest PL
Current
3-Day
10-Day
30-Day
(10/2)
1
1
1


National PL
(10/4)


Northwest Incident Activity 
New Fires and Acres 
fire for 1/10 acre
OR: 1
 fire for 1/10 acre
WA: 0
 fires for 0
 acres
Large Fire Summary
New large incidents: 0
Reported incidents: 1 (OR: 1 WA: 
0) No growth on existing incidents
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs Committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1
National Fire Activity  
IMSR will report weekly on Fridays (10/26)
Initial attack activity: Light (44) new fires
New large incidents: 0
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 1

National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams: 0
NIMOs committed: 
1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 2
Type 2 IMTs committed: 
2



Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents listed below meet large fire criteria and/or incidents with a Type 1 or 2 IMT assigned. Large incidents are defined as fires which are 100+ acres in timber or 300+ acres in grass/brush. For additional information on incidents no longer listed below please refer to the NW Large Incident Summary or Northwest Fires Utilizing Monitor, Confine, Point Zone Protection Suppression Strategies (YTD)
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Klondike. OR-RSF-000354. IMT2, NW Team 8 (Johnson). 9 mi NW of Selma, OR. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 175,258 acres (+0). 80% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Timber.  Structures threatened. Evacuation notices. Road, trail and area closures. Suppression repair work ongoing.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
Rain will move across much of the region on Wednesday with more following at intervals through the weekend.

Northwest Fire Potential Summary
Potential for new large fires is minimal through the weekend.



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