Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 280005
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
405 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...

ANOTHER MOIST FRONT WILL REACH THE NORTH GULF COAST SAT AFTERNOON. AHEAD OF
THIS FRONT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE OUT OF THE MATANUSKA VALLEY...WITH
RH VALUES DROPPING INTO THE 35 TO 40 PERCENT RANGE. RAIN SHOWERS WILL DIMINISH
BRIEFLY ON SAT AND THEN RESUME ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN
AS MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW CONTINUES ACROSS SOUTHCENTRAL AK.

AKZ101-281845-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
405 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      40           20           60           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   38 (+3)      42 (+2)      30           42
RH % (24H TREND)   86-94 (+14)  55-65 (0)    85-92        58-66
20FTWND(MPH)       E 7-16       NE 3-5       NE 3-5       NE 4-7
CWR                10           0            20           10
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...SOUTHEAST WINDS GUSTING TO 25 MPH IN THE EVENING.

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

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      20           20           30           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   40 (+3)      45 (-1)      34           46
RH % (24H TREND)   79-85 (+9)   46-54 (+4)   84           49-57
20FTWND(MPH)       E 5-12       NE 4-8       NE 4-7       NE 5-8
CWR                0            0            10           10
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM IN THE EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-281845-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
405 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      40           20           60           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   27-36 (+3)   38-44 (+2)   30           43
RH % (24H TREND)   77-88 (+4)   48-56 (+1)   75-83        50-58
20FTWND(MPH)       E 4-8        NE 2-5       E 2-7        E 3-6
CWR                10           0            20           10
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

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

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      20           0            30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   34-40 (+3)   47 (-1)      35           47
RH % (24H TREND)   74-80 (0)    36-47 (0)    73-79        44-52
20FTWND(MPH)       E 5-8        NE 3-19      NE 3-14      NE 4-7
CWR                0            0            10           10
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH SAT AFTERNOON OUT OF THE
MATANUSKA VALLEY WITH AFTERNOON RH VALUES OF 35 TO 40 PERCENT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND ISOLATED SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-281845-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
405 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      40           50           70           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   32-39 (+3)   40-46 (+1)   35           47
RH % (24H TREND)   78-90 (+3)   48-61 (+2)   79-90        53-65
20FTWND(MPH)       E 6-10       NE 8-12      NE 6-12      NE 7-11
CWR                20           20           40           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      30           50           70           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   39 (+3)      47 (+1)      36           47
RH % (24H TREND)   76-85 (-4)   48-60 (+2)   76-87        54-66
20FTWND(MPH)       E 4-11       NE 15-21 G28 NE 12-18 G27 NE 12-20
CWR                0            20           30           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$



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