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4/14 0930 WBC

The 2014 Great Basin Mob Guide is now online. It can be found at:

http://gacc.nifc.gov/wgbc/administrative/policy_reports/mobguide/mobguide.htm

3/18 0700 NWS RED FLAG WARNING:  In effect TODAY (Tuesday) along the AZ Strip in southern NV for gusty winds winds/low RH. www.weather.gov/fire
3/11 0730 NWS RED FLAG WARNING:  In effect TODAY (Tuesday) along the AZ Strip in southern NV for gusty north winds winds/low RH. www.weather.gov/fire
1/10 1000 WBC STRONG WINDS on SATURDAY across the northern half of the WBC, with breezy winds continuing Sunday over eastern and southern Nevada. See the NWS for information on wind watches/advisories/warnings. www.weather.gov
9/27 1500 NWS FIRE WEATHER WATCH:  In effect SUNDAY (9/29) from the Sierra Front across western, central and eastern NV for strong winds/low RH. www.weather.gov/fire
9/26 0800 WBC BLM, Forest Service, NDF, BIA and USFWS lifting Western Nevada Fire Restrictions on Friday, September 27. http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/info/newsroom/2013/september/blm__forest_service.html
9/24 0800 NWS RED FLAG WARNING:  In effect today (TUESDAY) along the Sierra Front and western Nevada for gusty winds/low RH.  www.weather.gov/fire
9/23 1040 NIC Effective at 1100 PDT the National Preparedness Level will move from 2 down to 1.
9/21 0800 NWS

RED FLAG WARNING:  In effect this morning (Saturday) along the southern Sierra Front into western NV and thru this evening over central/eastern NV for gusty winds/low RH. www.weather.gov/fire

9/20 0730 NWS RED FLAG WARNING:  In effect today (FRIDAY) for the Sierra Front into western, central and eastern NV for gusty winds/low RH.  www.weather.gov/fire
9/18 1445 NWS

FIRE WEATHER WATCH: In effect FRIDAY for parts of western, northwest and central NV for gusty winds and low RH. www.weather.gov/fire

9/17 0700 NWS RED FLAG WARNING: In effect today (TUESDAY) for the Sierra Front and western/central/eastern NV for gusty winds/low RH. www.weather.gov/fire
9/16 1330 NWS FIRE WEATHER WATCH:  In effect TUESDAY 9/17 for the Sierra, and western/central/eastern NV for gusty winds/low RH (central/eastern NV was added to the watch).  www.weather.gov/fire
9/16 0745 NWS FIRE WEATHER WATCH: In effect TUESDAY 9/17 for the Sierra Front and western Nevada for gusty winds and low RH.
9/12 0940 WBC WGBCC is currently experiencing server issues. Predictive Services products will be published when the server issues are resolved.
9/11 1015 WBC

Effective at 1200 PDT today 9/11 the Western Great Basin Preparedness Level will move from 2 down to 1.

9/5 1300 NIC Effective immediately the National Preparedness Level has moved from 3 down to 2.
9/5 0730 NWS RED FLAG WARNING: In effect TODAY for Western NV and the Sierra Front for gusty winds and low RH.
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/?wfo=rev
9/4 0900 NWS FIRE WEATHER WATCH: In effect THURSDAY 9/5 for Western NV and the Sierra Front for gusty winds and low RH. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/?wfo=rev
8/30 0900 WBC

Great Basin Type 2 IMT 3 (Whalen) mobilizing to the Hell's Canyon Fire (ID-PAF), 20 mi N. of Midvale, ID.

8/28 1430 WBC Great Basin Type 2 IMT 6 (Dunford) Short Team responding to the Kelley incident (ID-STF), 7 mi SE of Featherville, ID.
8/28 0700 WBC Silver State IHC mobilizing to the RIM fire (CA-STF) 2 Mi NE of Buck Meadows, CA.
8/26 1700 NIC Effective immediately the National Preparedness Level has moved from 5 down to 4.
8/26 1430 WBC Black Mountain IHC mobilizing to the RIM fire (CA-STF) 2 Mi NE of Buck Meadows, CA.
8/26 0710 WBC Effective immediately Western Great Basin has moved its Preparedness Level from 3 down to 2.
8/26 0700 WBC Effective immediately Great Basin MAC Group has been deactivated.
8/25 0945 WBC RED FLAG WARNING: In effect for Central NV for gusty wind and low RH.
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/?wfo=lkn
8/25 0930 WBC WGB is on delayed start due to security issues. WGB is now operational. Predictive Services products will be issued as soon as possible.
8/24 1315 WBC Ruby Mountain IHC responding to Grade Creek (ID-PAF) incident.
8/23 0745 WBC RED FLAG WARNING: In effect for Central and Eastern NV for gusty wind and low RH.
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/?wfo=lkn
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/?wfo=vef 
8/22 1500 WBC Great Basin Type 2 Team 7 (Adell) assigned to the Beaver Creek Fire (ID-TFD) 1 mile E of Hailey, ID. IMT will in-brief on 8/24.
8/19 1545 WBC

Arizona Central West Type 2 Team (B.Day) reassigned to the Chestnut Fire (NV-HTF) near Gabbs, NV.

8/19 1545 EBC

Great Basin Type 2 Team 5 (Wilde) reassigned to the Little Queens Fire (ID-STF) near Fairfield, ID.

8/18 1750 WBC

Effective immediately Western Great Basin is elevating the Preparedness Level from 2 to 3.

8/18 1045 SFC

Sierra Front Type 3 Team mobilizing to the Spring Peak (NV-HTF) near Bodie, CA.

8/18 1030 WBC

Nevada Type 3 Team (Hecht) mobilizing to the Red Cow Fire (NV-EKD) near Tuscarora, NV.

8/17 1630 EIC

Red Cow Fire (NV-EKD), 400 acres, 12.5 miles NW of Tuscarora, NV (41.409W, 116.435N). AA, SEATs on scene, engines and dozer en route.

8/17 0715 EBC

Great Basin Type 2 Team 6 (Dunford) mobilizing to the Patch Springs Fire (UT-SLD) near Rush Valley, UT.

8/17 0700 NWS RED FLAG WARNING:  In effect SATURDAY for eastern and northeast NV for thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds.  www.weather.gov/fire
8/15 1500 NWS FIRE WEATHER WATCH:  In effect SATURDAY for eastern and northeast NV for thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds.  www.weather.gov/fire
8/13 0845 WBC

New public use fire restrictions to take effect in Northeastern Nevada on Monday 8/19/13. http://gacc.nifc.gov/wgbc/incident_information/restrictions.htm

8/11 1100 EBC

Rocky Basin Type 1 Team (Blume) mobilizing to 2013 EBC Preposition/Staging (UT-EBC) in Boise, ID.

8/10 1215 WBC

Great Basin Type 1 Team (Lund) mobilizing to the Beaver Creek Fire (ID-TFD) near Fairfield, ID.

8/9 1030 WBC

Great Basin Type 1 IMT (Harvey) mobilizing to the Elk Incident (ID-BOF) near Pine, ID.

8/9 1015 WBC

Great Basin Type 2 Team 5 (Wilde) mobilizing to the Pony Complex (ID-BOD) near Bosie, ID.

8/9 0850 NWS RED FLAG WARNING:  In effect FRIDAY for central/eastern NV for gusty winds/low RH and over northwest NV for lightning and gusty outflow winds. www.weather.gov/fire
8/8 1500 WBC

Great Basin Type 2 IMT Team 4 (Kidd) mobilizing to the Beaver Creek Complex (ID-TFD) near Fairfield, ID.

8/8 0750 NWS RED FLAG WARNING:  In effect THURSDAY for northwest/north central NV for DRY LIGHTNING and gusty outlfow winds and for central/eastern NV for GUSTY WINDS/ LOW RH. www.weather.gov/fire
8/6 1420 NWS FIRE WEATHER WATCH:  In effect THURSDAY morning through Thursday evening for northwest and north central NV for thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds. www.weather.gov/fire
8/4 1433 WBC

NV Type 3 IMT (Mizer) assigned to the White Pine incident (NV-HTF), 28 miles South of Ely, NV.

8/2 0915 NWS RED FLAG WARNING: In effect today (FRIDAY) for parts of eastern Nevada for gusty winds and low RH. www.weather.gov/fire
8/1 0730 NWS RED FLAG WARNING:  In effect today (THURSDAY) for most of the northern half of Nevada for gust winds and low RH.  www.weather.gov/fire
7/31 0945 NWS RED FLAG WARNING: In effect today (WEDNESDAY) and THURSDAY for central Nevada for gusty winds and low RH. www.weather.gov/fire
7/30 1420 NWS FIRE WEATHER WATCH:  Northern, central and northeast Nevada added to Fire Weather Watch for THURSDAY for gusty winds/low RH. www.weather.gov/fire
7/30 0830 NWS FIRE WEATHER WATCH: In effect for northwest NV for WEDNESDAY and for the Sierra and western/northwest NV for THURSDAY for gusty winds and low RH. www.weather.gov/fire
7/29 1330 NWS RED FLAG WARNING: In effect for West & Northwest Nevada for gusty winds and low RH. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/?wfo=rev
7/28 1745 EIC Update: Tabor Creek (NV-EKD) 250 ac.
7/28 1745 ECC Ruby Mountain & Craig IHC committed to the Tule Springs incident (NV-ELD).
7/28 1730 ECC Tule Springs (NV-ELD), 50 ac, 20 miles N Mesquite, NV (37.102N, 114.139W), 1-A/A, 2-SEATs, 1-T3 Helo & local resources on scene.
7/28 1700 EIC Tabor Creek (NV-EKD), 100 ac, 25 miles N Wells, NV (41.460N, 115.092W), 1-A/A, 2-SEATs, 1-T1 & 2-T3 Helos & local resources on scene
7/28 1640 WBC Silver State IHC responding to Whiskey Complex (OR-UPF) 6 mi E of Tiller, OR.
7/23 1340 WBC The Great Basin MAC has been activated by the Great Basin Coordinating Group and will begin operations 7/26.
7/23 1130 EBC Rocky/Basin Type 1 IMT (Blume) responding to the 210 Road incident (ID-STF), 4 mi S of Stanley, ID.
7/21 0745 EIC NV Type 3 IMT (Hecht) committed to the Smith Ranch incident (NV-NNS), 10 miles NE of Jiggs, NV.
7/21 0730 EGB Great Basin Type 2 IMT 7 (Adell) responding to the Lodgepole incident (ID-SCF), 40 mi W of Challis, ID.
7/19 1100 EIC Black Mountain IHC assigned to the Salmon incident (NV-EKD), 26 miles SE of Jackpot, NV.
7/19 0830 NWS HEAT ADVISORY:  In effect FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY for parts of western and northern NV for hot temperatures.  www.weather.gov 
7/18 1700 EIC Salmon (NV-EKD), 30-40 ac, 25 miles SE Jackpot, NV (41.659W, 114.467N), Local resources on scene, ordering 1 - A/A, 1 - T3 Helo.
7/18 1630 EBC Great Basin Type 2 IMT 6 (Dunford) responding to the Summit incident (ID-SWS), 35 mi NE of Boise, ID.
7/18 0730 EIC Ruby Mountain IHC assigned to the Wieland incident (NV-EKD), 8 miles S of Tuscarora, NV.
7/17 1545 WGB NV Type 3 IMT (Rader) mabilizing to the Cattle Gaurd incident (NV-DVT), 4 miles S of Owyhee, NV.
7/17 1245 WGB Great Basin Type 2 IMT 5 (Wilde) responding to the Ridge incident (ID-BOF).
7/17 1030 EIC Silver State IHC assigned to the Wieland incident (NV-EKD), 8 miles S of Tuscarora, NV.
7/17 0900 LIC Gold (NV-SND), Jumbo Peak (36.245W, 114.143N), 15 ac, 1 - SEAT, 1 - T3 Helo, & Local resources responding.
7/16 0700 NWS RED FLAG WARNING:  In effect TUESDAY for parts of central and northwest NV for gusty winds and low RH.  www.weather.gov/fire
7/15 0800 WGB Effective Immediately: Western Great Basin Preparedness Level has moved from 3 to 2.
7/15 0735 NWS FIRE WEATHER WATCH:  In effect TUESDAY for parts of central, eastern and northwest NV for gusty winds and low RH.  www.weather.gov/fire
7/11 1000 NWS RED FLAG WARNING:  In effect THURSDAY for north central NV for gusty winds, low RH and dry lightning and over western NV for gusty winds and low RH.  www.weather.gov/fire
7/10 1030 NWS FIRE WEATHER WATCH:  In effect THURSDAY for north central NV for gusty winds, low RH and dry lightning.  www.weather.gov/elko
7/10 0855 NWS RED FLAG WARNING:  In effect WEDNESDAY for western and northwest NV for gusty winds and low RH.  www.weather.gov/reno
7/7 0600 WBC

Update: Type-1 Incident Management Team assumed command of Carpenter 1 Fire (NV-HTF) at 0600 on 7/7. Latest reported fire size: 14,108 acres

7/5 1800 WBC Incident Update: Type 2 Incident Management Team ordered for Bison Fire (NV-WNA). Fire size: 1860 acres, active fire behavior reported.
7/5 0735 NWS RED FLAG WARNING: In effect FRIDAY for central and northern Nevada for thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds and over southern NV for gusty winds/low RH. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/
7/4 0720 NWS RED FLAG WARNING: In effect THURSDAY and FRIDAY for central and northern Nevada for thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/
7/3 0745 WBC

In effect immediately, Western Great Basin Geographic Area moving up to Preparedness Level 3.

7/2 1500 NWS FIRE WEATHER WATCH: In effect THURSDAY for central and northern Nevada for thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/
6/28 0845 WBC

Fire Restrictions on federal and state lands in Western Nevada will be implemented today, June 28 http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/info/newsroom/2013/june/___fire_restrictions.html …

6/27 0830 NWS EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING today through early next week for northern, central, eastern and southern areas of the WGB for very HOT temperatures. http://www.weather.gov/
6/24 0830 NWS RED FLAG WARNING: In effect today for parts of Southern NV for high wind and low RH. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/vef/
6/23 0830 NWS RED FLAG WARNING: For Eastern NV http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/lkn/  & Southern NV http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/vef/  for high wind & low RH.
6/22 0830 NWS FIRE WEATHER WATCH: For 6/23 & 6/24 for Southern NV, for high winds and low RH. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/vef/
6/21 1450 NIC Effective Immediately: National Preparedness Level has moved from 2 to 3.

Disclaimer: Most initial attack activity in the Western Great Basin is managed within the local centers’ areas of influence, using their own or their neighbors’ resources. As a result, a number of fires are not reported to WGBCC throughout the day unless the fire is in need of additional resources.  Therefore, since WGBCC cannot keep track of fires within each local center’s area, News & Notes can only report on those fires for which resources are requested through WGBCC, or on which the local center provides WGBCC with specific information.