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Wildfire Aware Situation Report: Friday | August 4, 2023


Welcome to the Wildfire Aware Situation Report for Friday, August 4, 2023, for the United States. Initial Attack activity continues to be LIGHT, with 101 NEW FIRES reported. There are 17 NEW LARGE FIRES in Idaho, Washington, Texas, Louisana, Arkansas, and Alaska.

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  • West Fork (ID)

  • Sidney (ID)

  • Sourdough (WA)

  • Laguna Larga (TX)

  • Black Lagoon (LA)

  • 206 (AR)

  • 1696 Simpson Hwy 540 East Mendenhall (MS)

  • Kevinjik (AK)*

  • Wickersham (AK)*

  • Hodzana (AK)*

  • Judge (AK)*

  • Titna (AK)*

  • Jordan (AK)*

  • Rock (AK)*

  • Nowitna (AK)*

  • Clear Creek (AK)*

  • Browns (AK)*


4 large fires were contained. There are a total of 30 UNCONTAINED LARGE FIRES currently.

  • Bedrock (OR)

  • Flat (OR)

  • Golden (OR)

  • Simnasho (OR)

  • Diamond (AZ)

  • Cottonwood Ridge (AZ)

  • Spoon (AZ)

  • Grapevine (AZ)

  • Carnero (AZ)

  • Midnight Tank (AZ)

  • Mill (NM)

  • Beef Corral (AZ)

  • Dart (AZ)

  • Eskiminzin (AZ)

  • Cave (AZ)

  • Guzzler (AZ)

  • Gold Hill (AZ)*

  • Prior (NM)*

  • Pasture (NM)*

  • Turkey (NM)*

  • Corduroy (AZ)*

  • Divide (NM)*

  • Noonday (NM)*

  • Ridge (AZ)*

  • Davis (AZ)*

  • Dark (NM)*

  • Apple Tree (NM)*

  • Tub (NM)*

  • Pass (NM)*

  • Floridas (NM)*

  • York (CA)

  • Bonny (CA)

  • Agua (CA)

  • Cowtrack (CA)*

  • Pika (CA)*

  • Colt (MT)

  • Midnight (ID)

  • Consalus (ID)

  • Bowles Creek (MT)*

  • Big Knife (MT)*

  • Little Bear (ID)*

  • Hayden (ID)

  • Elk Horn (ID)*

  • Lowline (CO)

  • Hogpen (TX)

  • Teklanika River (AK)*

  • McCoy Creek (AK)*

  • Pogo Mine Road (AK)*

  • Ponds (AK)*

  • Holonada (AK)*

  • Dagislakhna (AK)*

  • Delta (AK)*

  • Pick (AK)*

  • Eagle Bluff (WA)

  • Treadway (AZ)

  • Pilgrim (AZ)

  • Wildcat (AZ)*

  • Carlota (AZ)*

  • Middle Ridge (MT)

  • Niarada (MT)

  • Communication Butte (MT)

  • Anderson Complex (AK)*

  • Preacher (AK)*

  • Crooked (AK)*

  • Tin Soldier Complex (MT)

  • Ridge (MT)

  • Black Butte (MT

  • Sawtooth (ID)*

  • Grade (OR)

  • Corbie (OR)

  • Granite Gap (NM)

  • Beef Corral (AZ)

  • Mill Pocket (MT)

  • East Fork (MT)

  • Snowhill (TX)

*Nationally, 50 fires are being managed under a strategy other than full suppression.


We remain at National Preparedness Level 3.


Wildfire Aware Situation Report: Weather Discussion

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Provided by the National Interagency Fire Center

Isolated to scattered mixed wet and dry thunderstorms are expected from northern California into southern and eastern Oregon, mostly along and east of the Cascades. Scattered to widespread wet thunderstorms and showers are likely from northern Oregon and central and eastern Washington through central Idaho and southern Montana. Isolated to scattered mixed wet and dry thunderstorms are possible from the north Cascades into northwest Montana, with dry and breezy westerly winds in the Washington Cascade gaps into the Columbia Basin, but cloud cover remains uncertain over these areas. Hot, dry, and breezy conditions will continue across much of Texas, Oklahoma, and the Lower Mississippi Valley, while developing across much of the Southwest and greater Four Corners region. Isolated dry thunderstorms are possible over the Mogollon Rim in east-central Arizona into west-central New Mexico and in southeast New Mexico. Scattered to widespread thunderstorms are forecast from the northern High Plains extending southeast through the MidMississippi Valley towards the central Gulf Coast and southeast Atlantic Coast. Widespread rain will fall over New England as well. Above-normal temperatures will continue for much of Alaska, while isolated mixed wet and dry thunderstorms develop over the Copper Basin.


Red Flag Warnings are in effect for Central Texas and Far Northern California into Eastern Oregon and Western Idaho. The Storm Prediction Center has issued an Elevated Fire Weather area for the Southern High Plains and the Pacific Northwest.


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