Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK52 PAFC 251551
FWFALU

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
751 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...

A ROUND OF RAINFALL WILL BE SEEN ALONG THE NORTHERN PERIPHERY OF A
BUILDING NORTH PACIFIC RIDGE ACROSS THE KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND VALLEY.
RAINFALL WILL QUICKLY TAPER OFF IN THE EVENING AS THE RIDGE CONTINUES
TO BUILD NORTHWARD. THIS WILL BRING A RETURN OF SEASONABLY BUT ABOVE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES BY THURSDAY TO ALL OF SOUTHWEST ALASKA. OFFSHORE
FLOW WILL DEVELOP IN CONJUNCTION TO THE BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE WHICH
WILL HELP RAPIDLY LOWER MIN RH VALUES WHEN COUPLED WITH WARMING
TEMPERATURES. MIN RH VALUES TODAY WILL BE IN THE 50 TO 60 PERCENT RANGE
WITH CLOUD COVER INHIBITING MUCH DIURNAL HEATING BUT WILL DROP TO
THE 30 TO 40 PERCENT RANGE COME FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

AKZ153-260730-
MIDDLE KUSKOKWIM VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ANIAK...SLEETMUTE
751 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      80           60           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   51 (0)       42 (+2)      63
RH % (24H TREND)   63-82 (+14)  96 (+1)      51-62
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 7-11      W 5-10       N 2-9
CWR                50           10           0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...RAIN WILL QUICKLY TAPER OFF THIS EVENING.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      80           60           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   55 (-1)      43 (+2)      64
RH % (24H TREND)   60-72 (+14)  95 (+2)      52-61
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 5-10      W 5-9        N 4-11
CWR                50           10           0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...RAIN WILL QUICKLY TAPER OFF THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ155-260730-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA-
INCLUDING...BETHEL...HOOPER BAY...NUNIVAK ISLAND
751 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      60           40           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   50 (+1)      41 (-1)      65
RH % (24H TREND)   68-75 (+4)   97 (+4)      46-53
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 11-14     SW 9-14      NE 2-6
CWR                30           0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      40           0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   49 (+2)      41 (-1)      51-58
RH % (24H TREND)   73-80 (+1)   95 (+1)      51-68
20FTWND(MPH)       S 13-16      S 12-17      S 3-10
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ162-260730-
GREATER BRISTOL BAY-
INCLUDING...KING SALMON...DILLINGHAM...NAKNEK...PILOT POINT
751 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      40           0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   55 (0)       44 (+2)      65
RH % (24H TREND)   59-70 (+8)   95 (+4)      43-52
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 5-13      W 4-12       N 4-13
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   54 (+2)      41 (-1)      66
RH % (24H TREND)   63-75 (+5)   96 (+4)      43-51
20FTWND(MPH)       W 8-14       W 6-14       N 3-13
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ163-260730-
WESTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...LAKE CLARK NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE
751 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      60           0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   55 (0)       44 (+4)      66
RH % (24H TREND)   61-69 (+13)  89-95 (+6)   40-55
20FTWND(MPH)       W 5-8        NW 4-8       N 8-16
CWR                30           0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$



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