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
242 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 222...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

.DISCUSSION...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND ACROSS THE EASTERN INTERIOR WITH MIN RH VALUES AROUND
15 PERCENT OR LOWER EXPECTED. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL REMAIN
LOW WITH POOR TO VERY POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY TONIGHT ALONG AND
NEAR THE ALASKA RANGE WITH SOME WINDY AND DRIEST LOCATIONS ONLY
RECOVERING TO THE 25 TO 30 PERCENT RANGE. A WEAK THERMAL TROUGH
WILL REFORM OVER THE UPPER TANANA VALLEY TODAY AND WILL THEN
EXPAND AND DEEPEN OVER THE CENTRAL INTERIOR ON SATURDAY. WINDS
ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT TODAY WITH THE EXCEPTION LOCAL AREAS IN
A AND NEAR THE ALASKA RANGE PASSES WHERE SOUTH WINDS GUSTING TO
25 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL INCREASE
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN INTERIOR SATURDAY AS THE THERMAL TROUGH
STRENGTHENS AGAIN. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO GUST TO 45 TO 55 MPH
THROUGH THE ALASKA RANGE PASSES SATURDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT
CHANCE FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS OVER EASTERNMOST FORTYMILE COUNTRY
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM
CHICKEN TO ARCTIC VILLAGE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

AKZ218-231645-
SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING...ARCTIC VILLAGE...WISEMAN...COLDFOOT...
CHANDALAR D.O.T. CAMP...INIAKUK LAKE
242 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            30
TEMP (24H TREND)      38-48 (-2)   67-77 (+4)   43-53        66-76
RH % (24H TREND)      62-77 (0)    19-34 (+1)   62-77        25-40
20FTWND(MPH)          SE 6-10 G20  E 9-13       E 9-13       E 6-10
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SUN. GUSTY AND VARIABLE WINDS NEAR
THUNDERSTORMS.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 66 TO 76. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 63 TO
73. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 36 TO 46.
HIGHS 61 TO 71. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ219-231645-
UPPER KOYUKUK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ALLAKAKET...HUGHES...BETTLES...CARIBOU MOUNTAIN...
GOBBLERS KNOB
242 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)      44-53 (+5)   69-79 (+7)   46-55        59-69
RH % (24H TREND)      55-70 (-6)   19-31 (-4)   57-72        25-38
20FTWND(MPH)          E 6-10       SE 6-10      SE 7-11      SW 7-11
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 49.
HIGHS 60 TO 70. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 60 TO 70. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 61 TO 71. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ220-231645-
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...
STEVENS VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...
CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
242 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220...

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         DRY TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      38-48 (-3)   77-87 (+2)   41-51        70-80
RH % (24H TREND)      53-68 (+4)   15-30 (-1)   48-63        18-33
20FTWND(MPH)          E 5-9        E 6-10       E 6-10       W 6-10
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            2            2            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS SUN. GUSTY AND VARIABLE WINDS NEAR
THUNDERSTORMS.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS 70 TO 80. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 66 TO
76. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS
66 TO 76. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ221-231645-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
242 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)      44-54 (+1)   74-84 (+2)   44-53        61-71
RH % (24H TREND)      40-55 (-7)   12-27 (-3)   46-61        24-35
20FTWND(MPH)          E 8-12       SE 3-7       S 7-11 G17   SW 3-7
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 47.
HIGHS 61 TO 71. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 60 TO 70. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 64 TO 74.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ222-231645-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
242 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 222...

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-52 (-1)   75-85 (+5)   44-53        62-72
RH % (24H TREND)      36-51 (-5)   11-22 (-5)   39-54        19-34
20FTWND(MPH)          E 5-9        S 5-15       S 7-11       SW 6-10
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS 62 TO 72. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 44. HIGHS 61 TO 71. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 44. HIGHS 64 TO 74. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ223-231645-
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
INCLUDING...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE
242 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      41-51 (-7)   75-85 (+4)   42-52        63-73
RH % (24H TREND)      39-54 (-10)  9-21 (-4)    39-54        19-33
20FTWND(MPH)          S 5-15 G25   S 25-35 G45  S 10-20 G30  W 3-7
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS
63 TO 73. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 61 TO 71. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 62 TO 72. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ224-231645-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
242 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         DRY TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      37-47 (-7)   81-91 (+4)   38-48        74-84
RH % (24H TREND)      39-54 (+2)   10-25 (-4)   48-63        16-31
20FTWND(MPH)          NE 4-8       S 6-10       S 6-10       W 6-10
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS SUN. GUSTY AND VARIABLE WINDS NEAR
THUNDERSTORMS.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 74 TO 84. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 34 TO 44.
HIGHS 67 TO 77. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 44. HIGHS 64 TO 74. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ225-231645-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...HEALY...DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...
KANTISHNA
242 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            30           40
TEMP (24H TREND)      34-44 (-3)   71-81 (+1)   38-48        58-68
RH % (24H TREND)      44-59 (-14)  9-24 (-3)    55-70        23-38
20FTWND(MPH)          SE 5-15 G25  S 25-35 G55  S 15-25 G45  N 4-8
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 46.
HIGHS 58 TO 68. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 57 TO 67. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 59 TO 69.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ226-231645-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...
TRIMS CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
242 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            30
TEMP (24H TREND)      36-46 (-5)   73-83 (+2)   38-48        61-71
RH % (24H TREND)      35-50 (-4)   10-20 (-2)   37-52        17-32
20FTWND(MPH)          SE 5-15 G25  S 25-35 G45  S 15-25 G35  W 6-10
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS
61 TO 71. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 44. HIGHS 59 TO 69.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 44. HIGHS 60 TO 70. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

CCC MAY 15


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