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Friday, October 5, 2018

10/5/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Friday, Oct 05, 2018, 07:54
Posting schedule: Monday – Friday at 0800

Northwest Activity Summary
Below average temperatures, cloudy skies, light winds and higher relative humidities occurred. Precipitation traces in northwestern and southeastern Washington and central Oregon with wetting rains and a few lightning strikes occurring in southeastern Oregon. No initial attack was reported and no growth occurred on existing large fires. Approximately 670 acres of prescribed burning completed.

Preparedness LevelsNorthwest PL
1 (10/2)

National PL
1 (10/4)

Northwest Incident Activity 
New Fires and Acres0 fires for 0 acres
OR: 0
 fires for 0 acres
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
Initial attack activity: Light (44) new fires
New large incidents: 
Large fires contained: 8
Uncontained large fires: 12

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

*Nationally, there are 42 large fires being managed under a strategy other than full suppression

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 12 (Harrod). 9 mi NW of Selma, OR. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 167,033 acres (+0). 72% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Timber.  Evacuation notices. Road, trail and area closures.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
Rain will move across much of the region on Friday diminishing over the weekend. Temperatures will remain below average. Winds will vary across the region as weather systems arrive and depart.

Northwest Fire Potential Summary
The potential for large fire initiation over the region is minimal due to the wet and cool weather on Friday and lingering through the weekend.

National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR):
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