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FNAK71 PAFC 281233
FWSAER

SPOT FORECAST FOR STEAMBOAT CREEK...DOF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
433 AM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1904 AKDT ON JULY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
LIGHT RAIN THIS MORNING WILL CHANGE OVER TO SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON AS A FRONTAL SYSTEM LIFTS NORTH OVER THE AREA AND SURFACE
RIDGING BUILDS IN ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF COAST. AS THE COASTAL RIDGE
STRENGTHENS SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS CHANNELING THROUGH THE COPPER RIVER
VALLEY WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. MOIST SOUTHEASTERLY
FLOW WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT THEN TAPER OFF
FRIDAY FOR A BRIEF SLIGHTLY DRIER BREAK.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MIN HUMIDITY........60 TO 65 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH INCREASING TO
                    10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................60 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO AROUND 4000 FT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST
                    3 TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......FALLING TO AROUND 1500 FT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS IN THE MORNING BECOMING SOUTHEAST
                    3 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO AROUND 3000 FT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...RUTHFORD
REQUESTED BY...COPPER RIVER FORESTRY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160727.STEAM.02/AER



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