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Friday, November 9, 2018

11/09/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Friday, Nov 09, 2018, 07:51
Report will post weekly on Fridays, unless significant activity occurs

Northwest Activity Summary
Early in the week brought occasional precipitation, then shifted to mainly dry conditions across the region. Initial attack remains light with no growth on existing large fires. Prescribed burning concentrated on activity fuels, with 926 acres recorded over the past week.

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 (11/2 – 11/8)
18 fire for 417 acres
OR: 10
 fires for 2 acres
WA: 8
 fires for 416
 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: 0
National Fire Activity  (11/2 – 11/8)
Initial attack activity: Light (201) new fires
New large incidents: 5
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 4

National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams: 0
NIMOs committed: 
0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 3
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0



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. ICT4. 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. Transfer of command to ICT4 occurred on 11/5. Last report unless significant activity occurs.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
A weak frontal system will bring some showers to Northern Washington and mountain areas today. After those showers taper offtonight, the entire region should stay dry through the weekend as high pressure aloft builds. A thermal trough at the surface will keep offshore wind flow in Western Oregon through the weekend. Another front will move in by mid-week, bringing more light rain to the Pacific Northwest. Check your NWS forecast guidance for the latest details for your area.

Northwest Fire Potential Summary
Potential for new significant fires will remain minimal across the region.


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