Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for MID Burn Piles 2017...BLM AFS MID
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
1159 AM AKDT Tue Mar 21 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1800 AKDT on March 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A low over the southeast Interior and northeastern Gulf of Alaska will
will bring periods of mostly cloudy skies and isolated to scattered snow
showers or flurries to the area through Thursday. Winds will remain light
through Thursday.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Isolated snow
                    showers in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 11 below.
Max humidity........78 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds.
Mixing height.......2600-2700 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 1 mph.
INVERSION SETUP.....Around 2000 AKDT.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Slight chance of
                    snow showers.
Max temperature.....Around 17.
Min humidity........40 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds.
Mixing height.......300 ft AGL increasing to 2600-2700 ft AGL in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
Transport winds.....North around 2 mph.
INVERSION BURNOFF...Around 1200 AKDT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Slight chance of snow
                    showers in the evening, then chance of snow
                    showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 8 below.
Max humidity........81 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds.
Mixing height.......2600-2700 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 3 mph.
INVERSION SETUP.....Around 2000 AKDT.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of snow showers
                    in the morning, then slight chance of snow
                    showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 16.
Min humidity........37 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds.
Mixing height.......300 ft AGL increasing to 2900-3000 ft AGL in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 3 mph.
INVERSION BURNOFF...Around 1200 AKDT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy with slight chance of snow showers. Lows around
9 below. Highs around 17. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 13 below. Highs
around 15. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Lows around 9 below. Highs around 17. Light winds.

$$
Forecaster...TARDIF-HUBER
Requested by...Elliott
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1703816.8/AFG


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