Cove Creek
FIRE
5,332
acres
29 mi
WNW of Salmon, ID
95%
containment
UNKNOWN
Last Updated: 2 months ago
Incident #: ID-SCF-019218
Fire Start: Sunday, August 4, 2019 2:58 PM MDT
Dispatch Notes: Fire is in monotor status

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 2 months ago

Fire managers will continue to monitor the fire. No activity is expected.

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Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Saturday August 03rd, 2019 approx. 02:00 PM
Location:
23 air miles NW of Salmon, north of the Salmon River between Owl and Cove Creeks.
Incident Commander:
North Zone Duty Officer
Incident Description:
Wildfire In The Salmon River Corridor.
Coordinates:
45.328, -114.453

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
1
Size (Acres):
5,332
Containment:
95%
Estimated Containment Date:
Monday September 30th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Ponderosa pine and grass
Significant Events:
Minimal fire activity. No smoke is showing at this time.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Continue to monitor the fire.
Projected Incident Activity:
No activity expected.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Rain and snow showers will linger through Wednesday morning with 1-3 inches of localized accumulation below 8000ft and up to 5 inches above 8000ft. Dry weather with a brief warmup is expected through Thursday. Cooler weather returns Friday through Sunday, with light rain and snow possible especially Friday. Snow levels each morning drop to valley floors and rise to 6000-7000 ft Friday and Saturday afternoons, and to around 8000ft Sunday. Next week starts out warmer and drier before another storm arrives midweek.

Contact

Incident Contact
Fire Information
Email: 2019_idscf_covecreek@firenet.gov
Phone: 208-756-7853
Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday
Fire Unit Information
Salmon-Challis National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1206 S. Challis Street
Salmon, ID 83467