Scroll Down for Updates -- Follow us on Twitter @nwccinfo and find PNW fire information videos on our YouTube Channel

Monday, May 21, 2018

5/18/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp:  Friday, May 18, 2018, 08:33
Morning Brief will posted on Fridays unless significant activity occurs.


Northwest Activity Summary
Fire activity increased slightly over the past week, but remained light overall.  2,298 acres of prescribed burning activity reported.


Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest
1 (10/21)
National
2 (4/13)
Northwest PL Forecast
1
1
1
3-day
10-day
30-day


Northwest Fire Activity 
New Fires and Acres (5/11– 5/17)
45 fires for 132 acres
OR: 27 fires for 79 acres
WA: 18 fires for 53 acres
Fire Summary
New large incidents: 0
Reported incidents: (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 
Initial attack activity: Light (94) new fires
New large incidents: 2
Large fires contained: 4
Uncontained large fires: 7

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 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.
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Voltage OR-MAR-008011. ICT4. 1 mile N of the Malheur NWR Headquarters. Start 4/27. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 1,502 acres. 90% contained. Grass. Minimal fire behavior.

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
Onshore flow will bring near to above average temperatures and varying degrees of morning clouds and afternoon  sunshine for much of the upcoming week with chance of a shower or two over the Cascades most days.

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

5/11/2018 NWCC Morning Update

Date/Time Stamp:  Friday, May 11, 2018, 09:30
Morning Brief will posted on Fridays unless significant activity occurs.



Northwest Activity Summary
Light fire activity over the past week.  1,141 acres of prescribed burning activity has been reported.



Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest
(10/21)
National
(4/13)
Northwest PL Forecast
1
1
1
3-day
10-day
30-day



Northwest Fire Activity 
New Fires and Acres (5/5– 5/10)
8 fires for 13 acres
OR: 3 fires for 1 acres
WA: 5 fire for 12 acres
Fire Summary
New large incidents: 0
Reported incidents: (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 
Initial attack activity: Light (158) new fires
New large incidents: 1
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 6

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 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.
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 1
Voltage OR-MAR-008011. ICT4. 1 mile N of the Malheur NWR Headquarters. Start 4/27. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 1,502 acres. 70% contained. Grass. Minimal fire behavior. No new information


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
Showers will gradually diminish through the day Friday as flow aloft becomes more northerly.  High pressure builds over the Pacific Northwest starting later Friday and strengthens through the weekend, bringing abundant sunshine, warm temperatures and light offshore flow.  Onshore flow resumes early next week with temperatures returning closer to seasonal normal as the next low pressure system approaches the forecast area.


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

5/4/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp:  Friday, May 04, 2018, 09:14
Morning Brief will posted on Fridays unless significant activity occurs.


Northwest Activity Summary
A 1,502 acre grass fire was reported on the Malheur NWR.  Just over 4,000 acres of planned prescribed burning activity has been reported, with the majority of activity in Central Oregon. 


Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest
1 (10/21)
National
2 (4/13)
Northwest PL Forecast
1
1
1
3-day
10-day
30-day


Northwest Fire Activity 
New Fires and Acres (4/27– 5/4)
3 fires for 1,514 acres
OR: 2 fires for 1,502 acres
WA: 1 fire for 12 acres
Fire Summary
New large incidents: 1
Reported incidents: (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 
Initial attack activity: Light (116) new fires
New large incidents: 5
Large fires contained: 3
Uncontained large fires: 10

National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
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.
Incidents not Previously Reported: 1
Voltage OR-MAR-008011. ICT4. 1 mile N of the Malheur NWR Headquarters. Start 4/27. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 1,502 acres. 70% contained. Grass. Minimal fire behavior.
Incidents Previously Reported: 0

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
Upper low pressure will push across the region Saturday and Sunday, with modest chance of showers. Then another mild dry start to next week. However, does appear that will see cooler and showery weather returning by middle of next week.



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