|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday September 08th, 2020 approx. 01:59 AM|
|Location||5 miles east of Eagle Point, Oregon|
|Coordinates||42.467 latitude, -122.683 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||95%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Wednesday September 30th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM|
Timber (Litter and Understory)
Brush (2 feet)
Medium Logging Slash
Expecting lower intensity activity for another shift or two before another high pressure system sets in
with warm and dry conditions.
Observed activity includes smoldering fuels in the duff/pine layer, cigar-like burning of large diameter fuels, and stump holes consuming.
Hold, secure and mop-up existing lines. Provide point protection. Suppression repair.
|Projected Incident Activity|
12 hour: Low fire potential anticipated over this time period.
24 hour: Red flag warning in effect Sunday night to 8pm Monday for gusty east winds. Low daytime humidity and poor overnight humidity recoveries.
48 hour: Expect continued moderate to poor recoveries on area ridges and dry daytime humidities along with very warm temperatures across the area into next weekend.
+72 hour: Expect continued moderate to poor recoveries on area ridges and dry daytime humidities along with very warm temperatures across the area into next weekend.
Evacuation levels have been eliminated except for a Level 1 in the eastern end of the fire area.
The fire weather environment will change rapidly from tonight into Monday, drying out and becoming breezy with critical fire weather conditions expected Sunday night through Monday. Humidity will trend lower by about 30 percent Sunday compared to Saturday and winds will be increasing om the east and northeast in the afternoon, especially on the eastern
sections of the fire. Humidity recoveries on the higher elevations of the fire
above 2000 feet will be poor Sunday night with better humidity recoveries in the valleys. Monday will be a hot and dry day with temperatures 10 degrees above normal, humidity in the single digits at times, and gusty east to southeast winds. Winds will trend lower Tuesday afternoon compared to Monday afternoon, but the hot and dry conditions with poor ridgetop overnight humidity recoveries will continue through the week.