Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 202042
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1242 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

UPDATED ZONE 145

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER SOUTH CENTRAL ALASKA THROUGH
THURSDAY. SOME SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THIS EVENING AS A WEAK
UPPER LEVEL LOW PASSES OVER CENTRAL ALASKA.

UPDATED DISCUSSION...SOME ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS HAVE DEVELOPED NEAR THE
HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE SUSITNA VALLEY AS AN UPPER-LVL DISTURBANCE TRAVERSES
THE REGION. THIS ACTIVITY SHOULD DIMINISH BY THIS EVENING.

AKZ101-210800-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
704 AM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   63 (-3)      49 (0)       59-65
RH % (24H TREND)   54-67 (+1)   99 (0)       45-62
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 4-6       NW 0-5       LGT/VAR
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   68 (-3)      51 (-1)      70
RH % (24H TREND)   53-59 (+2)   97 (+1)      51-58
20FTWND(MPH)       W 4-6        SW 1-5       LGT/VAR
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
LIGHT WINDS.

$$

AKZ111-210800-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
704 AM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      30           30           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   57-64 (-2)   46 (-1)      59-66
RH % (24H TREND)   56-64 (+1)   100 (0)      51-60
20FTWND(MPH)       W 3-7        W 2-8        SW 1-6
CWR                5            5            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   69 (-4)      50 (-1)      71
RH % (24H TREND)   48-54 (+3)   93-99 (+1)   47-54
20FTWND(MPH)       W 3-6        SW 2-6       LGT/VAR
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

AKZ121-210800-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
704 AM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      20           20           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   67 (-3)      49 (-2)      69
RH % (24H TREND)   50-60 (+2)   100 (0)      48-59
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 3-5       NW 2-6       LGT/VAR
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   66 (-1)      52 (0)       67
RH % (24H TREND)   59-69 (0)    100 (+1)     59-70
20FTWND(MPH)       W 2-7        SW 3-7       NW 0-7
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-210800-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
704 AM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      20           20           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   67 (0)       44 (0)       62-68
RH % (24H TREND)   40-48 (-1)   90-98 (0)    38-46
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      S 1-5        S 1-7
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-210800-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
1242 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

UPDATED

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           40           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   54-62 (0)    45 (0)       57-63
RH % (24H TREND)   50-65 (+1)   100 (+1)     52-66
20FTWND(MPH)       W 3-8        W 3-9        SW 3-6
CWR                20           20           0
LAL                2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH THIS EVENING.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      30           30           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   68 (-2)      48 (0)       70
RH % (24H TREND)   49-58 (+2)   100 (+1)     51-61
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 2-6       SW 3-7       SW 3-6
CWR                5            5            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. LIGHT WINDS.

$$



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