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
747 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 222...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

.DISCUSSION...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND ACROSS THE EASTERN INTERIOR WITH MIN RH VALUES AROUND
15 PERCENT OR LOWER EXPECTED. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL REMAIN
LOW WITH POOR TO VERY POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY TONIGHT ALONG AND
NEAR THE ALASKA RANGE WITH SOME WINDY AND DRIEST LOCATIONS ONLY
RECOVERING TO THE 25 TO 30 PERCENT RANGE. WINDS WILL INCREASE
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN INTERIOR SATURDAY AS THE THERMAL TROUGH
STRENGTHENS AGAIN. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO GUST TO 35 MPH
THROUGH THE ALASKA RANGE PASSES SATURDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT
CHANCE FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS OVER EASTERNMOST FORTYMILE COUNTRY
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM
CHICKEN TO ARCTIC VILLAGE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

COOLER AIR AND SCATTERED SHOWERS COULD MAKE ITS WAY INTO THE MIDDLE
TANANA VALLEY ON SUNDAY BUT HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS LIKELY TO CONTINUE
FOR THE EASTERN INTERIOR 220-224-223 AND 226. RED FLAGS MAY NEED TO
BE EXTENDED FOR ONE MORE DAY FOR THESE AREAS.

AKZ218-241000-
SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING...ARCTIC VILLAGE...WISEMAN...COLDFOOT...
CHANDALAR D.O.T. CAMP...INIAKUK LAKE
747 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            20
TEMP (24H TREND)      68-78 (+6)   40-50 (+5)   72-82
RH % (24H TREND)      19-34 (+1)   62-77 (+1)   25-40
20FTWND(MPH)          E 7-11       E 8-12       S 4-8
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SUN.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 69 TO 79. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 60 TO 70. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO 49.
HIGHS 58 TO 68. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ219-241000-
UPPER KOYUKUK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ALLAKAKET...HUGHES...BETTLES...CARIBOU MOUNTAIN...
GOBBLERS KNOB
747 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            30
TEMP (24H TREND)      69-79 (+5)   45-55 (+3)   61-71
RH % (24H TREND)      19-31 (-4)   57-72 (+4)   25-38
20FTWND(MPH)          SE 7-11      SE 7-11      W 5-9
CWR                   0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS
58 TO 68. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 49. HIGHS 60 TO 70. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO 49.
HIGHS 60 TO 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ220-241000-
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...
STEVENS VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...
CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
747 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY       PCLDY         PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS       TSTMS         TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         20           20           20
TEMP (24H TREND)      78-88 (+5)   37-47 (0)    75-85
RH % (24H TREND)      13-25 (-1)   48-63 (-4)   15-25
20FTWND(MPH)          E 5-15 G20   E 7-11       W 4-8
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   2            2            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE BORDER TODAY AND SUN.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS 71 TO 81. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS
63 TO 73. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 47.
HIGHS 61 TO 71. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ221-241000-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
747 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            30           40
TEMP (24H TREND)      74-84 (-2)   46-55 (+2)   64-74
RH % (24H TREND)      19-29 (-3)   46-61 (+9)   28-38
20FTWND(MPH)          SE 4-8       S 8-12 G18   LGT/VAR
CWR                   0            0            20
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS
57 TO 67. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS 60 TO 70.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 60 TO 70.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ222-241000-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
747 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 222...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      75-85 (+7)   40-50 (-1)   65-75
RH % (24H TREND)      13-22 (-5)   39-54 (+2)   19-34
20FTWND(MPH)          S 5-11       S 7-11       SW 6-10
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS
56 TO 66. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 47.
HIGHS 59 TO 69. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 60 TO 70.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ223-241000-
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
INCLUDING...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE
747 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      75-85 (+3)   43-53 (-1)   69-79
RH % (24H TREND)      12-21 (-4)    39-54 (+11) 15-33
20FTWND(MPH)          S 10-20 G28  S 8-12 G28   W 5-15 G20
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS
60 TO 70. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 50.
HIGHS 58 TO 68. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS 59 TO 69. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ224-241000-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
747 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         20           20           20
TEMP (24H TREND)      81-91 (+8)   37-47 (-4)   76-86
RH % (24H TREND)      12-25 (-4)   48-63 (0)    13-24
20FTWND(MPH)          S 6-10       S 7-11       W 6-10
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   2            2            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND SUN NEAR EAGLE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 46.
HIGHS 71 TO 81. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45.
HIGHS 58 TO 68. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45.
HIGHS 60 TO 70. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ225-241000-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...HEALY...DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...
KANTISHNA
747 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)      72-82 (+1)   42-52 (+3)   60-70
RH % (24H TREND)      12-24 (-3)   55-70 (+15)  23-38
20FTWND(MPH)          S 9-15 G25   S 12-16 G26  N 5-12
CWR                   0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS
55 TO 65. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 46.
HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 57 TO 67. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ226-241000-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...
TRIMS CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
747 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      73-83 (0)    38-48 (0)    69-79
RH % (24H TREND)      15-25 (-2)   37-52 (+2)   15-25
20FTWND(MPH)          S 7-11 G25   S 10-14 G27  W 5-15G20
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS
59 TO 69. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS
56 TO 66. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS 56 TO 65. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

MAY 15


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