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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:
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