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Friday, November 2, 2018

11/2/2018 NWCC Morning Brief

Please note posting schedule change will now be once a week on Fridays.


Date/Time Stamp: Friday, Nov 02, 2018, 08:05
This will be the last daily Morning Brief.  Report will post weekly on Fridays, unless significant activity occurs

Northwest Activity Summary
Precipitation fell across areas west of the Cascades and higher terrain on the east side yesterday, with highest concentrations in Western Washington.  Initial attack remains minimal with no growth on existing large fires. 1,312 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 
fire for 30 acres
OR: 2
 fires for 30 acres
WA: 0
 fires for 0
 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: 1
National Fire Activity  
IMSR will report weekly on Fridays (10/26 – 11/1)
Initial attack activity: Light (278) new fires
New large incidents: 2
Large fires contained: 2
Uncontained large fires: 1

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



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. Transfer of command to ICT4 planned for 11/4.

Northwest Fire Weather Summary
A cool, active weather pattern continues with occasional precipitation and breezy conditions as a series of disturbances traverse the region through the weekend and into next week. Strong winds are likely late this morning and through the afternoon through Cascade gaps and across the Columbia Basin.  Winds will pick up again Sunday, but should be lighter than today.  A few isolated wet thunderstorms are possible in higher terrain today and Sunday.  Current forecast models indicate a break in the rain starting mid-week.  Check your NWS forecasts for details and timing of precipitation and winds in your local 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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