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
256 PM AKDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO BUILD INTO
THE REGION TONIGHT...THIS WILL LEAD TO A SIGNIFICANT WARMING
AND DRYING TREND ACROSS THE REGION SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
THE WARMEST AND DRIEST DAY IN THE UPCOMING WEEK LOOKS TO BE
ON MONDAY. TUESDAY AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE APPROACHING FROM
THE WEST WILL HELP TO PUSH THE RIDGE OFF TO THE EAST. TEMPERATURES
WILL COOL AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL INCREASE ON TUESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY. CHANCES OF RAIN WILL INCREASE ON TUESDAY AS THE
LOW MOVES EASTWARD.

WIND GUSTS TO 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE VICINITY OF DELTA JUNCTION
ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES IN
THE UPPER 20 PERCENT RANGE...HOWEVER...GIVEN THE RECENT
RAINFALL...THE FUELS IN THIS AREA ARE STILL TOO MOIST FOR A RED FLAG
TO BE ISSUED FOR THIS AREA.

A THERMAL TROUGH WILL SET UP ALONG A GALENA TO FAIRBANKS AXIS ON SATURDAY.
THIS TROUGH WILL HELP TO CAUSE WINDS GUSTS AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING IN ZONE 221.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE THIS EVENING WILL CONFINED TO THE EASTERN
BROOKS RANGE...AS WELL AS ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM NORTHWAY TO DENALI
PARK TO MANLEY HOT SPRINGS TO MCGRATH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE ON SATURDAY
WILL GENERALLY BE LIMITED TO ZONE 224...PARTICULARLY NORTH OF NORTHWAY.

AKZ218-041700-
SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING...ARCTIC VILLAGE...WISEMAN...COLDFOOT...
CHANDALAR D.O.T. CAMP...INIAKUK LAKE
256 PM AKDT FRI JUL 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         20           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      40-50 (+4)   70-80 (+7)   42-52        74-84
RH % (24H TREND)      56-71 (-16)  25-40 (-15)  43-58        20-33
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 6-10 G25  LGT/VAR      S 4-8        LGT/VAR
CWR                   5            0            0            0
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46 TO 56. HIGHS 76 TO 86. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 76 TO 86. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 42 TO 52.
HIGHS 73 TO 83. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ219-041700-
UPPER KOYUKUK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ALLAKAKET...HUGHES...BETTLES...CARIBOU MOUNTAIN...
GOBBLERS KNOB
256 PM AKDT FRI JUL 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      39-49 (+3)   70-80 (+14)  43-53        74-84
RH % (24H TREND)      61-76 (-23)  30-39 (-23)  44-59        20-34
20FTWND(MPH)          SE 4-10      E 3-7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 47 TO 57. HIGHS 75 TO 85. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 44 TO 54. HIGHS 75 TO 85. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS 75 TO 85. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ220-041700-
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...
STEVENS VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...
CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
256 PM AKDT FRI JUL 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      38-48 (-1)   70-80 (+9)   41-51        75-85
RH % (24H TREND)      51-66 (-28)  21-36 (-16)  41-56        20-34
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 3-7 G20   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 44 TO 54. HIGHS 78 TO 88. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 78 TO 88.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 32 TO 42. HIGHS 78 TO 88.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ221-041700-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
256 PM AKDT FRI JUL 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         20           20           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      40-50 (+4)   70-80 (+14)  46-56        71-81
RH % (24H TREND)      55-70 (-23)  27-38 (-19)  47-62        26-40
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 5-15 G20  E 6-15 G20   E 6-15 G20   LGT/VAR
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT SOUTH OF MANLEY HOT SPRINGS.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 49 TO 59. HIGHS 75 TO 85. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 45 TO 55. HIGHS 75 TO 85. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 32 TO 42.
HIGHS 74 TO 84. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ222-041700-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
256 PM AKDT FRI JUL 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            20           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      40-50 (+4)   70-80 (+8)   45-55        71-81
RH % (24H TREND)      54-69 (-29)  26-34 (-11)  50-65        26-35
20FTWND(MPH)          LGT/VAR      E 5-9        E 4-8        LGT/VAR
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 46 TO 56. HIGHS 77 TO 87. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 45 TO 55. HIGHS 77 TO 87. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 75 TO 85. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ223-041700-
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
INCLUDING...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE
256 PM AKDT FRI JUL 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            20           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-51 (0)    72-79 (+10)  47-55        72-79
RH % (24H TREND)      57-70 (-28)  26-35 (-10)  51-62        28-38
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 5-10     SE 6-15 G30  SE 6-15 G30  LGT/VAR
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING IN
          THE VICINITY OF DELTA JUNCTION.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 46 TO 56. HIGHS 78 TO 88. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 45 TO 55. HIGHS 78 TO 88. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 40 TO 50.
HIGHS 78 TO 88. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ224-041700-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
256 PM AKDT FRI JUL 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         20           20           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      36-46 (-6)   70-80 (+9)   36-46        72-82
RH % (24H TREND)      54-69 (-28)  25-39 (-16)  50-65        22-37
20FTWND(MPH)          LGT/VAR      SE 3-7       E 3-7        LGT/VAR
CWR                   5            5            5            0
LAL                   2            2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF NORTHWAY TONIGHT. ISOLATED
          THUNDERSTORMS NORTH OF NORTHWAY SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 75 TO 85. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 32 TO 42. HIGHS 78 TO 88.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 31 TO 41.
HIGHS 78 TO 88. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ225-041700-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...HEALY...DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...
KANTISHNA
256 PM AKDT FRI JUL 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         20           20           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-51 (+5)   68-78 (+8)   45-54        68-78
RH % (24H TREND)      57-72 (-23)  30-43 (-11)  52-67        32-47
20FTWND(MPH)          NE 3-7       SE 6-10      S 7-11 G17   LGT/VAR
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 46 TO 56. HIGHS 74 TO 84. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 47 TO 57.
HIGHS 74 TO 84. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 45 TO 54.
HIGHS 69 TO 79. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ226-041700-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...
TRIMS CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
256 PM AKDT FRI JUL 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         20           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      39-49 (-4)   68-78 (+9)   44-53        69-77
RH % (24H TREND)      58-73 (-23)  28-41 (-16)  54-69        33-48
20FTWND(MPH)          SE 5-10      SE 7-11 G30  S 6-10 G30   LGT/VAR
CWR                   5            0            0            0
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS ON SATURDAY WILL BE IN ALASKA RANGE PASSES.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 44 TO 54. HIGHS 75 TO 85. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 76 TO 86. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 76 TO 86. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

RM JUL 15


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