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Friday, November 2, 2018

10/30/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018, 07:59
Posting schedule: Monday – Friday at 0800

Northwest Activity Summary
Yesterday brought another day of cool and wet conditions to much of the region, with the heaviest recorded precipitation occurring west of the Cascades.  Initial attack remains light with no growth on existing large fires. 527 acres of prescribed burning was recorded.  

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


National PL
(10/4)


Northwest Incident Activity 
New Fires and Acres 
fires for less than an acre
OR: 2
 fires for minimal acres
WA: 1
 fire for 1/10
 acre
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: 
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 8 (Johnson). 9 mi NW of Selma, OR. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 175,258 acres (+0). 80% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Timber.  Structures threatened. Evacuation notices. Road, trail and area closures. Suppression repair work ongoing. Precipitation occurred over the fire.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
Most of the region is between weather systems on Tuesday. A warm front will move into the Washington and northern Oregon coast Tuesday afternoon with rain moving further inland Wednesday.

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



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