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Friday, November 2, 2018

10/29/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Monday, Oct 29, 2018, 08:04
Posting schedule: Monday – Friday at 0800

Northwest Activity Summary
The weekend brought cooler and wet conditions to most of the region. West of the Cascades received periods of heavy rains while the eastern portion of the region received wetting to trace amounts of precipitation.  Initial attack remains light with little growth on existing large fires. No prescribed burning was recorded over the weekend.  

Preparedness LevelsNorthwest PL

National PL

Northwest Incident Activity 
New Fires and Acres (10/26 – 10/28)
12 fires for 3 acres
OR: 9
 fires for 2 acres
WA: 3
 fires for 1
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 (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: 
Type 1 IMTs committed: 2
Type 2 IMTs committed: 

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 8 (Johnson). 9 mi NW of Selma, OR. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 175,258 acres (+812). 80% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Timber.  Structures threatened. Evacuation notices. Road, trail and area closures. Precipitation occurred over the fire. Transfer of command to IMT2, NW Team 8 (Johnson) occurred 10/28 @ 1900.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
Cool and wet weather is expected for the geographic area Monday and at times through the upcoming week

Northwest Fire Potential Summary
Potential for new fires is minimal Monday and through the upcoming week.

National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR):
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