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
755 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.DISCUSSION...MINIMUM RH VALUES TODAY ARE EXPECTED TO BE 30 TO 40
PERCENT IN THE NORTHEASTERN INTERIOR...35 TO 45 PERCENT OVER THE
REMAINDER OF THE EASTERN INTERIOR AND THE CENTRAL INTERIOR. MINIMUM
RH VALUES THURSDAY AND FRIDAY ARE EXPECTED TO BE ABOVE 40 PERCENT
IN ALMOST ALL INTERIOR AREAS...WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SOME LOWER 30S
OVER THE NORTHEAST ON THURSDAY. RH VALUES AT NIGHT WILL RECOVER
TO 80 PERCENT OR HIGHER. SOUTH WINDS GUSTING TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE TODAY AND TO 30 MPH THURSDAY IN EASTERN ALASKA RANGE
PASSES WEST OF THE TOK CUTOFF...WITH SOMEWHAT LOWER GUSTS EXPECTED
IN PASSES NEAR THE RAILBELT AREA IN DENALI PARK. SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST
WINDS WILL BE GUSTY IN THE DELTA JUNCTION AREA THIS AFTERNOON BUT
ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH THIS EVENING. ELSEWHERE IN THE INTERIOR...
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE 10 MPH OR LESS THROUGH THURSDAY. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN
INTERIOR DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS TODAY AND THURSDAY.
WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINS ARE EXPECTED OVER MOST OF THE CENTRAL
INTERIOR FRIDAY...AND OVER MUCH OF THE INTERIOR EXCEPT THE EXTREME
SOUTH PARTS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

EXTENDED OUTLOOK...CURRENT MODELS AND ENSEMBLE MEANS INDICATE A
COOLER AND WET PATTERN OVER MOST OF NORTHERN ALASKA THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. A DRY PATTERN IS EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

AKZ218-281000-
SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING...ARCTIC VILLAGE...WISEMAN...COLDFOOT...
CHANDALAR D.O.T. CAMP...INIAKUK LAKE
755 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         40           30           40
TEMP (24H TREND)      61-71 (-1)   41-51 (+3)   62-72
RH % (24H TREND)      34-49 (+18)  59-74 (+2)   35-50
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 9-13 G26  SW 8-12 G24  SW 9-13 G25
CWR                   10           10           20
LAL                   2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS
54 TO 64. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS 61 TO 71. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS
54 TO 64. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ219-281000-
UPPER KOYUKUK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ALLAKAKET...HUGHES...BETTLES...CARIBOU MOUNTAIN...
GOBBLERS KNOB
755 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         40           40           60
TEMP (24H TREND)      63-73 (-6)   41-51 (0)    57-67
RH % (24H TREND)      38-53 (+16)  62-77 (-19)  38-53
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 6-10 G18  SW 4-8       SW 6-10 G23
CWR                   10           10           30
LAL                   2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...RAIN. CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS 49 TO 59.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS 61 TO 71. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS
50 TO 60. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ220-281000-
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...
STEVENS VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...
CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
755 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         20           0            30
TEMP (24H TREND)      66-76 (-2)   40-50 (+2)   64-74
RH % (24H TREND)      36-51 (+14)  51-66 (-21)  31-46
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 4-8       LGT/VAR      SW 3-7 G19
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   2            2            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY TONIGHT AND THU.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS
59 TO 69. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS 66 TO 76. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45.
HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ221-281000-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
755 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         10           20           60
TEMP (24H TREND)      66-76 (-3)   41-51 (+1)   61-71
RH % (24H TREND)      ABV 40 (+8)  52-67 (-25)  ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 3-7       LGT/VAR      SW 4-8 G19
CWR                   5            5            20
LAL                   1            1            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THU.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...RAIN. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG.
LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 62 TO 72. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS
55 TO 65. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ222-281000-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
755 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         20           0            70
TEMP (24H TREND)      65-75 (+2)   44-54 (+2)   61-71
RH % (24H TREND)      38-53 (-9)   52-67 (-20)  ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 3-7       LGT/VAR      SW 5-9 G19
CWR                   5            0            30
LAL                   1            1            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THU.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...RAIN. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG.
LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 53 TO 63. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 63 TO 73. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS
55 TO 65. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ223-281000-
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
INCLUDING...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE
755 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SPRINKLES    SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            20           60
TEMP (24H TREND)      65-75 (0)    48-54 (+2)   61-71
RH % (24H TREND)      37-52 (+2)   54-68 (-20)  ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          S 5-10 G25   SW 3-7       W 3-7
CWR                   0            5            20
LAL                   1            1            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THU.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY AND AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. LOWS 43 TO 53.
HIGHS 57 TO 67. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 43 TO 52. HIGHS 66 TO 76. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS
69 TO 79. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ224-281000-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
755 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         10           30           60
TEMP (24H TREND)      65-75 (+16)  36-46 (+5)   63-73
RH % (24H TREND)      39-54 (+5)   54-69 (-15)  35-50
20FTWND(MPH)          S 4-8 G17    S 3-7        S 6-10 G23
CWR                   3            10           20
LAL                   2            2            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY TONIGHT AND THU.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE EVENING. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 61 TO 71. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 67 TO
77. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 32 TO 42.
HIGHS 69 TO 79. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ225-281000-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...HEALY...DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...
KANTISHNA
755 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         30           30           70
TEMP (24H TREND)      63-73 (0)    37-47 (+3)   59-69
RH % (24H TREND)      ABV 40 (+5)  58-73 (-11)  ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          S 5-10 G30   S 5-10 G25   SW 6-10 G22
CWR                   10           10           30
LAL                   1            1            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THU.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN AREAS OF
FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 55 TO 65. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 62 TO 72. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 34 TO 44. HIGHS 54 TO 64. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ226-281000-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...
TRIMS CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
755 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         10           40           70
TEMP (24H TREND)      63-73 (-2)   32-42 (+1)   59-69
RH % (24H TREND)      40-55 (+4)   56-71 (-5)   35-50
20FTWND(MPH)          S 10-20 G40  S 5-10 G30   SW 6-10 G25
CWR                   0            10           40
LAL                   2            2            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY TONIGHT AND THU.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 32 TO 42. HIGHS 57 TO 67. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 32 TO 42. HIGHS 65 TO
75. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 28 TO 38.
HIGHS 68 TO 78. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

DA JUL 16



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