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FNAK71 PAFC 222030
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Spot Forecast for Chugach 2017 Pile Burn...Chugach National Forest
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
1230 PM AKDT Wed Mar 22 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1300 AKDT on March 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...With clear skies the large diurnal change in temperature
and mixing heights will continue. Winds will be light through Thursday
morning then increase a bit as some stronger winds from aloft mix down
toward the surface.


.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.  becoming northwest around 6 mph in
                    the late evening and early morning, then
                    becoming light early in the morning
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....Around 32.
Min humidity........40 percent.
Surface winds.......Light winds.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds.
Mixing height.......2200 ft.


.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....Around 4 above.
Max humidity........95 percent.
Surface winds.......Light winds.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds.
Mixing height.......2200 ft dropping to less than 500 ft after 9 pm.


.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
CWR.................0 percent until late afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....Around 29.
Min humidity........39 percent.
Surface winds.......Light winds becoming north 5 to 8 mph by afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming northwest 8 to 14 mph by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Near surface rising to 1500 ft in the afternoon.


$$
Forecaster...Baines
Requested by...Julie Vorachek
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1704946.0/AER
.EMAIL julielvorachek@fs.fed.us



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