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Wildfire Aware Situation Report: SATURDAY | AUGUST 12, 2023


Welcome to the Wildfire Aware Situation Report for Saturday, August 12, 2023, for the United States. Initial Attack activity continues to be LIGHT, with 120 NEW FIRES reported. There are 3 NEW LARGE FIRES in Oregon and Texas.

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  • Wiley (OR)

  • Campbell (TX)

  • Boggy Creek (TX)

5 large fires were contained. There are a total of 37 UNCONTAINED LARGE FIRES currently.

  • Bedrock (OR)

  • Flat (OR)

  • Simnasho (OR)

  • Diamond (AZ)

  • Cottonwood Ridge (AZ)

  • Spoon (AZ)

  • Grapevine (AZ)

  • Carnero (AZ)

  • Midnight Tank (AZ)

  • Beef Corral (AZ)

  • Dart (AZ)

  • Eskiminzin (AZ)

  • Cave (AZ)

  • Guzzler (AZ)

  • Prior (NM)*

  • Pasture (NM)*

  • Turkey (NM)*

  • Corduroy (AZ)*

  • Divide (NM)*

  • Noonday (NM)*

  • Davis (AZ)*

  • Dark (NM)*

  • Apple Tree (NM)*

  • Tub (NM)*

  • Pass (NM)*

  • Floridas (NM)*

  • York (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)

  • Pilgrim (AZ)

  • Wildcat (AZ)*

  • Carlota (AZ)*

  • Middle Ridge (MT)

  • Niarada (MT)

  • Anderson Complex (AK)*

  • Preacher (AK)*

  • Crooked (AK)*

  • Tin Soldier Complex (MT)

  • Ridge (MT)

  • Sawtooth (ID)*

  • Grade (OR)

  • Granite Gap (NM)

  • Mill Pocket (MT)

  • East Fork (MT)

  • West Fork (ID)

  • Sidney (ID)

  • Sourdough (WA)

  • Black Lagoon (LA)

  • Kevinjik (AK)*

  • Wickersham (AK)*

  • Hodzana (AK)*

  • Jordan (AK)*

  • Clear Creek (AK)*

  • Browns (AK)*

  • Gravel Pit (MT)

  • Ridge Creek (ID)

  • Porcupine (NM)*

  • Boundary (AZ)*

  • Lost Horse Creek (AK)*

  • Dry Lake (CO)

  • Buckskin 2 (ID)*

  • Kane (AZ)

  • High Range (OR)*

  • Airplane Lake (WA)*

  • Thompson Ridge (UT)*

  • Almond (CA)*

  • Double Back (TX)

  • Red Barn 7 (TX)

  • Black Feather(NM)

  • Brazy (AZ)

  • White Lake (NM)

  • Salmon (OR)

  • Priceboro (OR)

  • Agency Butte (WA)

  • Mount Hayes (AK)*

  • Quartz Ridge (CO)

  • Sand Lake (AK)

  • Wood (AK)*

  • Bear Creek (CO)

  • Jennings (TX)

  • Little Mesa (CO)

  • Craft (TX)

  • Monkey Creek (TX)

  • Cedar Top (TX)

  • Snowden (ID)

  • Lookout (OR)

  • Cosna (AK)*

  • Mooseheart (AK)*

  • Chitsia (AK)*

  • Draanjik (AK)*

  • Waterfall (AK)*

  • Napoleon (AK)*

  • Granjeno (TX)

  • Mack (TX)


*Nationally, 58 fires are being managed under a strategy other than full suppression.


We remain at National Preparedness Level 3.


Wildfire Aware Situation Report: Weather Discussion

Provided by the National Interagency Fire Center

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Hot, dry, and breezy conditions will continue to impact portions of Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. Monsoonal moisture will remain over large portions of the Four Corners states and provide a mix of wet and dry thunderstorms. Remnants of Tropical Storm Eugene will continue to edge northward over California and portions of Nevada, creating isolated mixed wet and dry thunderstorms, mainly in the Sierra. Warming and drying will continue across the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies with locally breezy and dry offshore winds along portions of the Oregon Cascades. Alaska will experience gusty east winds and drier conditions across the Interior, favoring the Tanana Valley, while some thunderstorms will be possible across western portions of the state. Thunderstorms will be active once again across the Atlantic Coast states and Ohio Valley.


Red Flag Warnings remain in effect for large portions of Texas. A mix of Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches are in effect for Western Washington, Oregon, and far Northwestern California. The Storm Prediction Center has issued an area elevated fire weather concern for Texas for another day.


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