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Monday, May 21, 2018

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
Northwest PL Forecast

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):
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