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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

10/9/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Tuesday, Oct 09, 2018, 08:06
Posting schedule: Monday – Friday at 0800

Northwest Activity Summary
Over the weekend, showery and moist conditions were observed over much of the region.  No initial attack was reported and little growth occurred on existing large fires. Prescribed burning planned on the Fremont-Winema NF over the next serval days.

Preparedness LevelsNorthwest PL
1 (10/2)

National PL
1 (10/4)

Northwest Incident Activity 
New Fires and Acres (10/5 – 10/8)0 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) 390 acres growth on existing incidents
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs Committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1
National Fire Activity (Posted weekly on Fridays – 10/5)
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. 167,423 acres (+390). 72% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Timber.  Evacuation notices. Road, trail and area closures. Precipitation occurred over the fire area over the weekend.  Suppression repair work continues.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
Cool, cloudy weather with decreasing precipitation will prevail across the region today with clearing and drying heading into tomorrow.  A warming and drying trend will arrive later in the week with gusty offshore flow anticipated for the west side.  Check the latest NWS fire weather planning forecast for details in your area.

Northwest Fire Potential Summary
Fire danger will remain too low through the forecast period to sustain risk of new significant fires.

National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR):
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