Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
826 AM AKDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.DISCUSSION...THE TROUGH OVER THE WESTERN INTERIOR ALONG A
LINE FROM ABOUT KIANA TO KALTAG TO ANVIK WILL CONTINUE TO
GRADUALLY WEAKEN...AS WILL THE ASSOCIATED TROUGH ALOFT.
THE RIDGE ALOFT THAT EXTENDS FROM THE GULF OF ALASKA NORTH
OVER THE EASTERN INTERIOR WILL PERSIST TUE AND TUE NIGHT...AS
WILL THE MODEST CHINOOK WINDS THROUGH THE ALASKA RANGE. THE
TROUGH ALOFT WILL LIFT OUT AND MOVE EAST ON THURSDAY AND WINDS
ALOFT WILL BECOME WESTERLY BY EVENING AS THE RIDGE ALOFT
FLATTENS.

AKZ215-241030-
LOWER YUKON VALLEY-
INCLUDING...RUSSIAN MISSION...GRAYLING...HOLY CROSS...SHAGELUK...
ANVIK...FLAT
826 AM AKDT TUE AUG 23 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         60           60           60
TEMP (24H TREND)      53-63 (-3)   45-52 (-1)   57-65
RH % (24H TREND)      ABV 40 (-6)  88-100 (0)   ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          S 4-8 G15    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            2

REMARKS...SE WINDS TUE MORNING BECOMING SW AFTER NOON.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WED.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 43 TO 53.
HIGHS 55 TO 65. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 43 TO 53.
HIGHS 52 TO 62. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 43 TO 53.
HIGHS 55 TO 65. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ216-241030-
LOWER KOYUKUK AND MIDDLE YUKON VALLEYS-
INCLUDING...GALENA...NULATO...HUSLIA...KALTAG...RUBY...KOYUKUK
826 AM AKDT TUE AUG 23 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         60           60           50
TEMP (24H TREND)      54-64 (-1)   42-52 (0)    57-67
RH % (24H TREND)      ABV 40 (-3)  90-100 (0)   ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          S 5-10 G20   S 3-7 G15    LGT/VAR
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   2            2            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND
AGAIN WED.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 50.
HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 50.
HIGHS 53 TO 63. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 50.
HIGHS 55 TO 65. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ227-241030-
UPPER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY-
INCLUDING...MCGRATH...NIKOLAI...TAKOTNA...FAREWELL LAKE
826 AM AKDT TUE AUG 23 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         30           30           60
TEMP (24H TREND)      57-67 (0)    42-52 (-1)   58-68
RH % (24H TREND)      ABV 40 (0)   91-99 (0)    ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          S 6-10 G20   S 5-9 G18    LGT/VAR
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...LIGHT WINDS EARLY THIS MORNING BECOMING S 6-10 G20
AROUND NOON.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 55 TO 65.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 55 TO 65. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 57 TO 67. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

DJH AUG 16



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