Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 312355
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
355 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...
THE DRYING TREND WILL CONTINUE OVER SOUTHWEST ALASKA AS AN
AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION. ISOLATED WET
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS EVENING OVER THE SUSITNA VALLEY
AND THE COPPER RIVER BASIN. ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE ALONG THE CHUGACH AND KENAI MOUNTAINS THIS EVENING.
THUNDERSTORMS ON SATURDAY WILL MAINLY BE LIMITED TO THE REGION
SOUTH OF THE OF THE EDGERTON HIGHWAY IN THE COPPER RIVER BASIN.

WITH THE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE REGION...EXPECT
CLEARING SKIES AND INCREASING DAYTIME TEMPERATURES. MINIMUM
RH VALUES WILL DECREASE INTO THE UPPER 20S TO LOW 30S FOR MANY
INTERIOR LOCATIONS WITH EXCELLENT OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES. WINDS
WILL GENERALLY REMAIN LIGHT EXCEPT ALONG THE COPPER RIVER WHERE
SOUTHERLY WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
AFTERNOON.

AKZ101-011700-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
355 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   50 (0)       68 (+5)      50           70
RH % (24H TREND)   97 (0)       51-62 (-9)   96           48-61
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 3-9       W 4-6        W 2-7        NW 4-7
CWR                10           0            0            0
LAL                2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE MOUNTAINS THIS
EVENING.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   54 (-1)      72 (-1)      54           74
RH % (24H TREND)   89-97 (+3)   42-49 (-8)   83-94        40-52
20FTWND(MPH)       W 3-7        W 3-6        SW 2-6       W 3-6
CWR                10           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-011700-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
355 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      70           20           30           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   49 (0)       62-69 (+2)   49           64-72
RH % (24H TREND)   98 (0)       47-57 (-6)   98           43-52
20FTWND(MPH)       W 4-8        W 4-7        W 3-8        W 4-7
CWR                20           0            0            0
LAL                2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      50           20           20           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   52 (+1)      74 (0)       52           75
RH % (24H TREND)   91-98 (0)    44 (-8)      87-97        36-44
20FTWND(MPH)       W 3-6        W 3-6        SW 3-7       W 3-7
CWR                20           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-011700-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
355 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   51 (+4)      67-74 (+2)   51           69-75
RH % (24H TREND)   89-97 (0)    41-50 (-5)   87-97        41-49
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 3-7       NW 3-6       NW 2-6       NW 3-7
CWR                10           0            0            0
LAL                2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE MOUNTAINS THIS
EVENING.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   55 (+6)      72 (+2)      54           72
RH % (24H TREND)   86-92 (0)    49-59 (-3)   85-92        50-60
20FTWND(MPH)       W 2-7        NW 2-6       SW 3-5       NW 2-5
CWR                10           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ125-011700-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
355 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           20           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   51 (+1)      61-69 (-1)   52           65-73
RH % (24H TREND)   84-95 (0)    44-65 (+3)   79-94        40-56
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 6-10      W 3-5        NW 4-7       NW 6-7
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE MOUNTAINS THIS
EVENING.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           20           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   55 (+1)      60-67 (-2)   55           70
RH % (24H TREND)   87-95 (0)    60-75 (+8)   86-96        52-66
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 3-10      SE 1-5       SW 2-6       W 3-5
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-011700-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
355 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      30           20           30           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   48 (+3)      64-71 (0)    49           67-74
RH % (24H TREND)   82-92 (0)    30-39 (-2)   81-92        30-38
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 1-8       S 3-10 G15   S 2-10 G15   S 2-9 G15
CWR                10           10           10           0
LAL                2            2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING...MAINLY ALONG
THE MOUNTAINS. ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING...ISOLATED WET
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF THE OF THE EDGERTON HIGHWAY. EXPECT SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON ALONG THE COPPER RIVER SATURDAY
AND SUNDAY.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-011700-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
355 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           20           20           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   49 (+3)      63-69 (0)    43-49        71
RH % (24H TREND)   97 (0)       36-49 (-1)   97           36-46
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 4-12      W 4-8        W 3-10       NW 3-7
CWR                10           0            0            0
LAL                2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      30           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   52 (+4)      75 (-1)      52           76
RH % (24H TREND)   98 (0)       28-38 (-7)   97           28-39
20FTWND(MPH)       W 3-8        W 3-6        SW 4-7       LGT/VAR
CWR                10           0            0            0
LAL                2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$



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