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Archive for August 18th, 2017

FIRE-EARTH Alert: HNJL

Posted by feww on August 18, 2017

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FIRE-EARTH Alert: HNJL

[Issued by FIRE-EARTH Science Team.]

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FIRE-EARTH Alert: GWFV

Posted by feww on August 18, 2017

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Large Wildfires Burning Across Nine U.S. States

Posted by feww on August 18, 2017

US Wildfires Burn 590,592 Acres

National Preparedness Level: 5
[Friday, August 18, 2017 –05:30 MT]

Active Incident Resource Summary

No of Fires: 106
Cumulative Acres: 590,592
Crews: 487
Engines: 899
Helicopters: 172
Total Personnel: 19,761

TOTAL FIRES: 42,235
TOTAL ACRES: 6,371,233

Ten Year Average Fires (2007 – 2016 as of today): 46,311
Ten Year Average Acres (2007 – 2016 as of today): 4,735,053

States Currently Reporting Large Fires: Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming.

Source: NIFC

 

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Wildfires in Montana and Oregon Force Mass Evacuations

Posted by feww on August 18, 2017

U.S. National Fire Preparedness Remains at Maximum Level 5

Lolo Peak Fire, Montana

Current as of 8/18/2017, 1:43:36 PM [Inciweb]
Incident Type: Wildfire
Cause: Lightning/natural
Date of Origin: Saturday July 15th, 2017 approx. 02:34 PM
Location: 10 miles southwest of Lolo, Montana
Incident Description: Lolo Peak Fire Is A Long Duration Wildfire With The Potential To Reach The Corridors Of Highway 12 And Highway 93.

Current Situation
Total Personnel: 603
Size: 18,896 Acres

Projected Incident Activity: Very active fire behavior. Backing, flanking, and running fire with single tree and group torching, short uphill crown runs. Potential for multiple active areas at a time. [Up to 750 homes evacuated, according to reports.]

The Milli Fire, Oregon

A large wildfire threatened 434 structures, prompting authorities to advise about 1,200 residents to stand by for possible evacuation.

The Milli Fire, located west of the Deschutes County community, is approximately 4,565 acres and 0% contained, Inciweb reported.

Wildfire: Current as of 8/18/2017, 3:02:51 PM
Cause: Unknown
Date of Origin: Tuesday August 15th, 2017 approx. 05:00 PM
Location: 9 miles west of Sisters OR (in Three Sisters Wilderness)

Current Situation
Total Personnel: 250
Size: 4,565 Acres
Narrative: Extreme fire behavior, and has grown significantly in the last 24 hours. Active fire front on Trout Creek Butte with short-range spotting. Crews had to initiate burnout operations along 15 road as holding feature.

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Strong Earthquake Grinds Chain Fracture Zone

Posted by feww on August 18, 2017

JPC- 428D

M6.7 Quake Occurs North of Ascension Island

The quake struck at a depth of 10km, but didn’t generate a destructive tsunami.

EQ Details [EMSC]

Magnitude: 6.7Mw [6.6 mww, USGS]
Region: NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND
Date time: 2017-08-18 02:59:22.6 UTC
Location: 1.15ºS,  13.68ºW
Depth: 10km
Distances:

  • 884 km S of Monrovia, Liberia
    855 km SW of Greenville, Liberia

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