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Wildfire Aware Situation Report: Saturday | July 22, 2023


Welcome to the Wildfire Aware Situation Report for Saturday, July 22, 2023, for the United States. Initial Attack activity continues to be LIGHT, with 115 NEW FIRES reported. There is 9 NEW LARGE FIRE in Oregon, Washington, Utah, Montana, and New Mexico.

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  • Haight Creek (OR)

  • Badger (WA)

  • Colt (MT)

  • Bowles Creek (MT)

  • Rocky (UT)

  • Adams Peek (AZ)

  • La Jara Canyon (NM)

  • Black Mesa (NM)

  • Tub (NM)*

7 large fire was contained. There are a total of 20 UNCONTAINED LARGE FIRES currently.

  • Flat (OR)

  • Mann Lake (OR)

  • Goldrun (ID)

  • Hayden (ID)

  • Guzzler (AZ)

  • Chimney (AZ)

  • Robles (AZ)

  • Red Point Tank (AZ)

  • Redfield (AZ)

  • Davis (NM)*

  • Telegraph (AZ)

  • Bull Pen (AZ)

  • Campbell (AZ)

  • Ridge (AZ)*

  • Floridas (NM)*

  • Divide (NM)*

  • Dark (NM)*

  • Comanche (NM)*

  • Cutoff Ridge (TX)*

  • Pass (NM)*

  • Rabbit (CA)

  • Gavilan (CA)

  • Reche (CA)

  • Pika (CA)*

  • Spring Creek (CO)

  • Midnight (ID)

  • Consalus (ID)

  • Little Bear (MT)*

  • Waggner (TX)

  • Beaver Creek (TX)

  • Cobb Creek (TX)

*Nationally, 12 fires are being managed under a strategy other than full suppression.


We moved to National Preparedness Level 3 on July 21, 2023, at 07:30.


Wildfire Aware Situation Report: Weather Discussion

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Provided by the National Interagency Fire Center

Isolated to widespread mixed wet and dry thunderstorms are expected across much of Arizona, New Mexico, and into portions of the central Great Basin, Colorado, and southeast California. Some of the thunderstorms will likely have strong to severe outflow winds, with haboobs possible where thunderstorms drift off the higher terrain into the lower elevation deserts. Hot, dry, unstable, and occasionally breezy conditions will continue across parts of Texas and much of the West, especially along and east of the Cascades and Sierra into central Idaho. Scattered to widespread thunderstorms are expected across much of the Southeast and New England, while showers and thunderstorms are likely for the Upper Midwest into the western Great Lakes. Cooler temperatures will expand through Oklahoma into north Texas and eastward into the Lower Mississippi Valley and southern and central Appalachians. Warm and dry conditions will continue for the Interior, with isolated thunderstorms forecast from the eastern Interior into the Copper River Basin.


There are currently Fire Weather Watches in effect along the Washington and Idaho border and the Southern Oregon and Idaho border. The Storm Prediction Center has not issued any Fire Weather areas of concern.


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