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Friday, November 2, 2018

11/1/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

** Please be advised, effective November 2nd, NWCC Morning Brief posting schedule will change to report once a week on Fridays, unless significant activity occurs **

Date/Time Stamp: Thursday, Nov 01, 2018, 07:52
Posting schedule: Monday – Friday at 0800

Northwest Activity Summary
Yesterday brought much of the same temperatures across the region.  South central Oregon and central Washington remained fairly dry, while remaining areas received trace to wetting precipitation amounts.  Initial attack remains minimal with no growth on existing large fires. 483 acres of prescribed burning was recorded.  

Preparedness LevelsNorthwest PL

National PL

Northwest Incident Activity 
New Fires and Acres 
fire for less than an acre
OR: 2
 fires for less than an acre
WA: 0
 fires for 0
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 (+0). 80% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Timber.  Structures threatened. Evacuation notices. Road, trail and area closures. Suppression repair work ongoing.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
An active weather pattern continues with occasional precipitation and breezy conditions as a series of disturbances traverse the region through the weekend. Strong winds are likely Friday through Cascade gaps and across the Columbia Basin.  Check your NWS forecasts for details and timing of precipitation and winds in your local area.

Northwest Fire Potential Summary
Potential for new large fires is minimal through the weekend.

National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR):
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