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Friday, October 26, 2018

10/26/2018 NWCC Morning Brief


Date/Time Stamp: Friday, Oct 26, 2018, 07:56
Posting schedule: Monday – Friday at 0800

Northwest Activity Summary
Cooler overcast conditions over the region for most of yesterday. Northwestern Washington received heavy rains while other areas of the state received wetting to trace amounts of precipitation. West of the Cascades in Oregon, wetting and trace amounts of rain fell, while the eastern part of the state remained dry. Initial attack remains light with no growth on existing large fires. 898 acres of prescribed burning was recorded.  

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


National PL
1 (10/4)


Northwest Incident Activity 
New Fires and Acres 
4 fires for 1 acre
OR: 4
 fires for 1 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 as of today 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 7 (Knerr). 9 mi NW of Selma, OR. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 174,446 acres (+0). 75% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Timber.  Structures threatened. Evacuation notices. Road, trail and area closures. Precipitation occurred over areas of the fire yesterday. IMT2, NW Team 8 (Johnson) reserved, inbrief planned for 10/27 @ 1600.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
An active weather pattern will continue into next week as a series of disturbances traverse the region. This morning’s precipitation will continue across Washington and Western and Northern Oregon today before a drier start to Saturday. Another system brings more precipitation starting Saturday afternoon/evening and continuing into the early part of next week; this one is likely to include most of Eastern Oregon in the rain. Local winds will be gusty at times as the systems pass – check your NWS forecast for timing in your area.

Northwest Fire Potential Summary
The moist marine air mass and precipitation will moderate fire danger indices over the next several days. The risk for new significant fires will stay low for the foreseeable future.

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

10/25/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Thursday, Oct 25, 2018, 07:59
Posting schedule: Monday – Friday at 0800

Northwest Activity Summary
Cooler and cloudy conditions with light winds yesterday. Wetting rains in western Washington with traces of rain in northwestern and northeastern Oregon. No lightning was recorded. Initial attack remains light with little growth on existing large fires. 60 acres of prescribed burning was recorded.  

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


National PL
1 (10/4)


Northwest Incident Activity 
New Fires and Acres 
4 fires for 1 acre
OR: 4
 fires for 1 acre
WA: 0
 fires for 0
 acres
Large Fire Summary
New large incidents: 0
Reported incidents: 1 (OR: 1 WA: 
0) 271 acres growth on existing incidents
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs Committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1
National Fire Activity  Reports Mon - Fri
Initial attack activity: Light (36) new fires
New large incidents: 0
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 1

National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams: 0
NIMOs committed: 
1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 3
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 7 (Knerr). 9 mi NW of Selma, OR. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 174,446 acres (+271). 75% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Timber.  Structures threatened. Evacuation notices. Road, trail and area closures. Showers occurred over areas of the fire yesterday. IMT2, NW Team 8 (Johnson) reserved, inbrief planned for 10/27 @ 1600.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
The next in a series of storm systems hit western Washington and northwest Oregon overnight and will spread precipitation south and east through Friday. Precipitation accumulation will be highest in Western Washington, but the rest of that state as well as Western and Northern Oregon are likely to get some rain from this system. Winds could get gusty at times as the frontal system crosses the region. Check your NWS forecast guidance for local timing details. Saturday will see some clearing and dry weather before the next system passes through later in the weekend into the early part of next week.

Northwest Fire Potential Summary
The moister marine air mass, along with precipitation will moderate fire danger indices over the next several days. The risk for new significant fires will stay low for the foreseeable future.

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

10/24/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018, 08:04
Posting schedule: Monday – Friday at 0800

Northwest Activity Summary
Light winds and cloudy skies with average temperatures yesterday.  Northwestern Washington received wetting rains, while west of the Cascades and in northeastern Washington trace amounts of moisture were received.  A few lightning strikes in northeastern Oregon were recorded along with light precipitation. Initial attack remains light with little growth on existing large fires. 412 acres of prescribed burning was recorded.  

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


National PL
1 (10/4)


Northwest Incident Activity 
New Fires and Acres 
5 fires for 1 acre
OR: 3
 fires for 1 acre
WA: 2
 fires for 0
 acres
Large Fire Summary
New large incidents: 0
Reported incidents: 1 (OR: 1 WA: 
0) 271 acres growth on existing incidents
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs Committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1
National Fire Activity  Reports Mon - Fri
Initial attack activity: Light (44) new fires
New large incidents: 0
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 2

National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams: 0
NIMOs committed: 
1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 3
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 7 (Knerr). 9 mi NW of Selma, OR. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 174,175 acres (+271). 72% containment. Moderate fire behavior. Timber.  Structures threatened. Evacuations in effect. Road, trail and area closures. IMT2, NW Team 8 (Johnson) ordered, inbrief planned for 10/27 @ 1600.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
It will be mostly dry across the region today before another frontal system crosses the region tomorrow and Friday. The weekend will see some clearing before another system approaches early next week. The latest model runs are showing Thursday’s front to be weaker than previously forecast, but it should still generate more widespread precipitation than yesterday’s front. General winds will remain light through the forecast period, but could get locally gusty as frontal systems traverse the area. Check your NWS forecast guidance for local timing details.

Northwest Fire Potential Summary
The moister marine air mass, along with precipitation will moderate fire danger indices. The risk for new significant fires will stay low for the foreseeable future.

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