Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
307 PM AKDT THU JUL 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
LIGHTNING STRIKES HAVE BEEN DETECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
INTERIOR THIS AFTERNOON. LATEST TRENDS AND GUIDANCE STILL LEAD TO
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE INTERIOR THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...LIMITED TO SOUTH AND EAST OF A LINE FROM TANANA TO
COLDFOOT. OTHERWISE...SIMILAR HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
TOMORROW ALONG WITH SLIGHTLY DRIER RH VALUES. ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE NEAR AND/OR EAST OF A LINE FROM
ARCTIC VILLAGE...TO FORT YUKON...TO FAIRBANKS...TO SALCHA...AND
ALONG THE NORTH SLOPES OF THE ALASKA RANGE TOMORROW.

OVERALL...A GENERAL DRYING AND WARMING TREND IS ANTICIPATED FOR
MUCH OF THE INTERIOR THIS WEEKEND AND INTO THE BEGINNING OF THE
NEW WORK WEEK AS THE PATTERN ALOFT TRANSITIONS FROM A BROAD TROUGH
TO A RIDGE. A RIDGE IS EXPECTED TO BE ESTABLISHED OVER THE
SOUTHERN TWO-THIRDS OF MAINLAND ALASKA BY LATE FRI. A WEAK SFC LOW
AND DISTURBANCE ALOFT MOVING EASTWARD OVER FAR NORTHERN ALASKA
WILL BRING INCREASED CHANCES FOR SHOWERS OVER PORTIONS OF THE
INTERIOR...MAINLY OVER THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE INTERIOR...SAT
AFTERNOON AND SUN. RIDGING OVER THE SOUTHERN TWO-THIRDS OF
MAINLAND ALASKA IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH MON.

AKZ218-311715-
SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING...ARCTIC VILLAGE...WISEMAN...COLDFOOT...
CHANDALAR D.O.T. CAMP...INIAKUK LAKE
307 PM AKDT THU JUL 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         40           20           20           20
TEMP (24H TREND)      39-49 (+3)   56-69 (+3)   41-51        55-66
RH % (24H TREND)      64-79 (-16)  30-45 (-3)   74-89        38-55
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 5-10      SW 5-15      SW 10-20     W 5-15
CWR                   10           0            0            10
LAL                   2            2            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING EAST OF THE DALTON
HIGHWAY AND FRI EAST OF ARCTIC VILLAGE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS
60 TO 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS 63 TO 73. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS 63 TO 73. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ219-311715-
UPPER KOYUKUK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ALLAKAKET...HUGHES...BETTLES...CARIBOU MOUNTAIN...
GOBBLERS KNOB
307 PM AKDT THU JUL 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         20           0            0            40
TEMP (24H TREND)      41-50 (+1)   61-70 (-2)   43-52        56-64
RH % (24H TREND)      71-86 (-8)   35-48 (+4)   80-95        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          W 5-10       W 5-15       W 5-15       SW 5-10
CWR                   10           0            0            20
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEFORE
MIDNIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS 59 TO
69. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 63 TO 73. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 63 TO 73. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ220-311715-
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...
STEVENS VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...
CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
307 PM AKDT THU JUL 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         50           20           0            20
TEMP (24H TREND)      44-52 (+1)   63-73 (+2)   45-54        59-69
RH % (24H TREND)      74-89 (-11)  28-40 (-7)   60-75        38-51
20FTWND(MPH)          LGT/VAR      W 5-10       W 5-15       W 10-20
CWR                   10           0            0            10
LAL                   2            2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS FRI EAST OF FORT YUKON.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS 62 TO 72. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS 68 TO 78. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 68 TO 78. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ221-311715-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
307 PM AKDT THU JUL 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         40           0            0            20
TEMP (24H TREND)      45-53 (-1)   65-73 (0)    45-53        59-67
RH % (24H TREND)      72-87 (-8)   36-48 (-4)   66-81        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          W 3-7        W 4-8        W 5-10       W 5-10
CWR                   10           0            0            10
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT SOUTH AND EAST OF TANANA.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 44 TO 54. HIGHS 61 TO 71. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 44 TO 54. HIGHS 68 TO 78. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 43 TO 53. HIGHS 68 TO 78. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ222-311715-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
307 PM AKDT THU JUL 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         60           20           0            20
TEMP (24H TREND)      44-54 (+2)   63-72 (0)    44-54        59-68
RH % (24H TREND)      74-89 (-7)   37-52 (-5)   65-80        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          W 3-7        W 5-10       W 5-10       W 7-14
CWR                   30           10           0            0
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS OVER
THE HILLS SAT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 61 TO 71. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 67 TO 77. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 44 TO 54. HIGHS 67 TO 77. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ223-311715-
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
INCLUDING...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE
307 PM AKDT THU JUL 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         60           30           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      48-53 (+1)   65-71 (0)    47-53        63-68
RH % (24H TREND)      78-90 (-6)   38-49 (-1)   67-82        39-48
20FTWND(MPH)          W 3-7        W 5-10       W 4-8        W 8-16
CWR                   30           10           0            0
LAL                   2            2            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING AND FRI EAST OF SALCHA.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 60 TO 70. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 68 TO 78. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 45 TO 55. HIGHS 70 TO 80. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ224-311715-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
307 PM AKDT THU JUL 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         60           40           20           20
TEMP (24H TREND)      40-49 (+3)   60-71 (0)    40-50        58-69
RH % (24H TREND)      78-93 (-6)   39-54 (-1)   74-89        35-50
20FTWND(MPH)          NW 3-7       NW 5-10      NW 5-10      W 5-15
CWR                   30           10           10           10
LAL                   2            2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT...FRI...AND FRI EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS 60 TO 70. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS 68 TO 78. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS 70 TO 80. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ225-311715-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...HEALY...DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...
KANTISHNA
307 PM AKDT THU JUL 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         70           30           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      41-50 (+3)   61-70 (+1)   42-51        58-66
RH % (24H TREND)      81-96 (-6)   ABV 40 (+1)  74-89        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          W 5-10       W 5-15       W 5-15       W 5-15
CWR                   40           10           10           0
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 59 TO 69. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 66 TO 76. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 66 TO 76. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ226-311715-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...
TRIMS CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
307 PM AKDT THU JUL 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         70           40           30           20
TEMP (24H TREND)      43-50 (0)    60-68 (+1)   43-52        58-67
RH % (24H TREND)      78-93 (-6)   ABV 40 (-3)  74-89        36-50
20FTWND(MPH)          NW 5-10      NW 5-10      NW 3-7       W 5-10
CWR                   40           20           10           10
LAL                   2            2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT...FRI...AND FRI EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 59 TO 69. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 66 TO 76. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 43 TO 53. HIGHS 68 TO 78. LIGHT
WINDS.

$$

ET JUL 15


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