Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
557 AM AKDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...South winds 15 to 30 mph will blow through
Alaska Range passes through Friday. The strongest winds
will be this morning with gusts to 55 mph. Near Red Flag
conditions due to strong winds along the Richardson Highway
from Black Rapids to Delta Junction today but rh should
remain above 30% in that area. Could see Red Flag conditions
near the Alaska Range Thu.

A thermal trough over the southern Interior will move to Point Lay
to Eagle by 4pm today...to Wainwright to Eagle by 4am Thu...to
Barrow to Eagle by 4pm Thu then dissipating. Afternoon/evening
thunderstorms will be along and northeast of this trough.

Dry weather will persist for the Yukon Flats and southeastern
Brooks Range with min RH values mainly from 25 to 35 percent
through this week. Expect isolated afternoon/evening thunderstorms
in that area today and Fri.

AKZ218-290800-
Southeastern Brooks Range-
Including the cities of Arctic Village, Wiseman, Coldfoot,
Chandalar DOT Camp, and Iniakuk Lake
557 AM AKDT Wed Jun 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      65-75 (+1)   44-54 (+1)   70-80
RH % (24h trend)      25-44 (0)    84-99 (+4)   24-39
20ftWnd(mph)          S 6-10 G20   S 4-8 G17    SE 5-9 G18
CWR                   2            2            0
LAL                   2            2            2

Remarks...Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms today.
          Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms east
          of Arctic Village on Thu.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 49 to 59. Highs 71 to 81. East winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 47 to 57. Highs 68 to 78. East winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 67 to 77. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$

AKZ219-290800-
Upper Koyukuk Valley-
Including the cities of Allakaket, Hughes, Bettles,
Caribou Mountain, and Gobblers Knob
557 AM AKDT Wed Jun 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      65-75 (-3)   46-55 (+1)   67-77
RH % (24h trend)      32-45 (+5)   78-93 (0)    27-39
20ftWnd(mph)          S 3-7 G17    S 3-7        E 4-8 G17
CWR                   2            2            0
LAL                   2            2            1

Remarks...Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms
          today north of Bettles.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50 to 57. Highs 65 to 75. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 48 to 57. Highs 67 to 77. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 65 to 75. West winds around
5 mph.

$$

AKZ220-290800-
Yukon Flats and Surrounding Uplands-
Including the cities of Fort Yukon, Venetie, Central, Circle,
Stevens Village, Beaver, Chalkyitsik, Birch Creek,
Circle Hot Springs, Eagle Summit, and Twelvemile Summit
557 AM AKDT Wed Jun 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      68-78 (+2)   45-55 (0)    73-83
RH % (24h trend)      25-40 (-5)   83-98 (-3)   23-38
20ftWnd(mph)          Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE 3-7
CWR                   2            2            0
LAL                   2            2            1

Remarks...Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms
          today.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 49 to 59. Highs 74 to 84. East winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50 to 59. Highs 69 to 79. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45 to 55. Highs 69 to 79. North winds around
5 mph.

$$

AKZ221-290800-
Central Interior-
Including the cities of Nenana, Anderson, Tanana, Minto,
Manley Hot Springs, Rampart, Lake Minchumina, and Livengood
557 AM AKDT Wed Jun 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      66-76 (-1)   47-56 (+1)   68-78
RH % (24h trend)      27-41 (0)    78-93 (-7)   25-40
20ftWnd(mph)          Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE 3-7 G17
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows
46 to 56. Highs 65 to 75. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows
45 to 55. Highs 69 to 79. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 46 to 55. Highs 67 to 77. West winds around
5 mph.

$$

AKZ222-290800-
Middle Tanana Valley-
Including the cities of Fairbanks, Fort Wainwright, Eielson AFB,
Ester, North Pole, Moose Creek, Two Rivers, Fox, Chatanika,
Chena Hot Springs, and Sourdough Camp
557 AM AKDT Wed Jun 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      67-77 (0)    44-54 (0)    70-79
RH % (24h trend)      24-36 (-4)   76-91 (-5)   23-34
20ftWnd(mph)          S 3-7        Lgt/Var      SE 4-8 G17
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers. Lows
51 to 58. Highs 65 to 75. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 47 to 57. Highs 67 to 77. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 46 to 56. Highs 66 to 76. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.

$$

AKZ223-290800-
Deltana and Tanana Flats-
Including the cities of Salcha, Delta Junction, Fort Greely,
Harding/Birch Lake, Dry Creek, Dot Lake, and Healy Lake
557 AM AKDT Wed Jun 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      65-75 (0)    44-53 (-1)   68-78
RH % (24h trend)      25-35 (-4)   73-88 (-2)   27-38
20ftWnd(mph)          S 15 G35     S 3-7 G18    S 15 G25
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

Remarks...Gusty winds near Delta decreasing by noon.
Near Red Flag conditions near Delta Junction today and Thu.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows
49 to 55. Highs 64 to 74. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows
48 to 54. Highs 67 to 77. South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 46 to 55. Highs 65 to 75. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.

$$

AKZ224-290800-
Upper Tanana Valley and the Fortymile Country-
Including the cities of Tok, Tanacross, Eagle, Tetlin, Northway,
Alcan, Chicken, and Boundary
557 AM AKDT Wed Jun 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      67-77 (0)    41-51 (+1)   73-83
RH % (24h trend)      24-39 (-2)   85-100 (-2)  24-39
20ftWnd(mph)          Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE 3-7
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   2            2            1

Remarks...Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms
          today north of Eagle.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows 45 to 55. Highs 72 to 82. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 45 to 55. Highs 66 to 76. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 43 to 53. Highs 65 to 75. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.

$$

AKZ225-290800-
Denali-
Including the cities of Healy, Denali National Park, Carlo Creek,
and Kantishna
557 AM AKDT Wed Jun 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      64-74 (0)    37-47 (0)    65-75
RH % (24h trend)      27-42 (-4)   80-95 (-7)   31-46
20ftWnd(mph)          S 15-20 G55  S 15 G30     E 15 G30
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

Remarks...Strong gusts in Windy Pass decreasing this afternoon.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows
41 to 51. Highs 62 to 72. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows
40 to 50. Highs 66 to 76. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 62 to 72. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.

$$

AKZ226-290800-
Eastern Alaska Range-
Including the cities of Mentasta Lake, Black Rapids,
Donnelly Dome, Trims DOT Camp, Eagle Trail, and Mineral Lake
557 AM AKDT Wed Jun 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      64-74 (0)    39-49 (0)    65-75
RH % (24h trend)      26-41 (-6)   85-100 (0)   27-42
20ftWnd(mph)          S 25 G55     S 20 G30     SE 15 G25
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

Remarks...Strong gusty winds along the Richardson Highway
from Black Rapids north decreasing this afternoon. Near
Red Flag conditions along the Richardson Highway today and Thu.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows
40 to 50. Highs 62 to 72. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows
42 to 52. Highs 64 to 74. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows 40 to 50. Highs 61 to
71. West winds around 5 mph.

$$


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