Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 292351
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
351 PM AKDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...

CYCLONIC FLOW OVER THE GULF OF AK WILL CONTINUE TO SEND WAVES OF MOISTURE
TO THE NORTH GULF COAST THROUGH TUE. RAIN SHOWERS ALONG THE COAST WITH
SNOW INLAND OVER HIGHER ELEVATIONS WILL PERSIST. SOME RAIN SHOWERS WILL
CROSS THE CHUGACH AND KENAI MOUNTAINS AND AFFECT THE INLAND ZONES...WITH
SNOW SHOWERS FOR THE MATANUSKA VALLEY.


AKZ101-301815-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
351 PM AKDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SNOW/RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      70           50           40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   29 (+1)      44 (+1)      28           40
RH % (24H TREND)   80-92 (+8)   51-64 (+6)   85-92        59-69
20FTWND(MPH)       E 13-21      E 3-10       E 2-6        E 1-5
CWR                30           10           10           20
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      50           40           30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   32 (+1)      49 (+3)      31           45
RH % (24H TREND)   77-86 (+2)   44-53 (+1)   80-88        48-56
20FTWND(MPH)       E 6-16       NE 3-6       NE 2-5       LGT/VAR
CWR                10           0            0            10
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM...SOUTHEAST WIND 25 TO 40 MPH THIS EVENING
WILL DIMINISH TO 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-301815-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
351 PM AKDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SNOW SHOWERS SNOW
CHANCE PRECIP      70           50           40           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   23-31 (+2)   38-45 (0)    19-27        35-41
RH % (24H TREND)   71-83 (+9)   44-51 (+3)   73-84        48-56
20FTWND(MPH)       E 5-16       SE 2-7       E 4-9        SE 3-7
CWR                40           10           10           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SNOW SHOWERS SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      50           30           30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   32 (0)       49 (+2)      30           46
RH % (24H TREND)   70-78 (+8)   35-46 (+1)   72-83        41-51
20FTWND(MPH)       E 6-11       E 3-6        NE 4-8       E 1-5
CWR                10           0            0            10
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-301815-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
351 PM AKDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SNOW/RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      70           50           50           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   31 (-2)      40-47 (-1)   32           38-45
RH % (24H TREND)   80-93 (+7)   45-58 (0)    82-92        51-64
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 9-15      E 4-8        E 4-9        LGT/VAR
CWR                30           20           20           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      80           40           50           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   35 (0)       48 (0)       33           44
RH % (24H TREND)   79-88 (+12)  47-62 (+3)   80-90        52-67
20FTWND(MPH)       E 6-15       NE 5-10      N 3-10       LGT/VAR
CWR                30           0            20           10
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS AROUND
30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$



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