Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SPOT FORECAST FOR FWA SMALL ARMS COMPLEX...BLM AFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
512 AM AKDT SAT APR 23 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 AKDT ON APRIL 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A SURFACE THERMAL TROUGH ALONG THE NORTH SLOPE OF THE ALASKA RANGE
WILL PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. THIS COMBINED WITH HIGHER PRESSURE
OVER THE NORTHERN ALASKA INTERIOR WILL RESULT IN NORTH TO NORTHEAST
WINDS OVER THE FIRE AREA.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (100 PERCENT) BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY (60-70
                    PERCENT) BY LATE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 0-3 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST 5-8 MPH BY
                    EARLY AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-500 FT AGL RISING TO 5000 FT AGL BY MID AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 6 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-500 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 8 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4500-5000 FT AGL BY MID AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...FISCHER
REQUESTED BY...CHRISTOPHER FRIAR
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160423.FWASM.02/AFG



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