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
751 AM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

.DISCUSSION...A STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGE EXTENDING FROM
THE CENTRAL BROOKS RANGE SOUTHEASTWARD INTO NORTHWEST CANADA
WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EASTWARD SUNDAY AND MONDAY. HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS
WILL CONTINUE OVER THE EASTERN INTERIOR TODAY.
COOLER TEMPERATURES WITH HIGHER AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES ARE
EXPECTED SUNDAY AND MONDAY IN FIRE WEATHER ZONES 221...222...
AND 225. HIGHER HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE EASTERN INTERIOR
AS WELL ON MONDAY.
AREA OF INSTABILITY NE OF EAGLE TO ARCTIC VILLAGE IS EXPECTED TO
HAVE ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON/EVENING. WITH MOISTURE
VERY LIMITED ONLY EXPECT 25 STRIKES OR LESS TODAY IN THAT AREA BUT
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DRY. THIS AREAS WILL HAVE ADDED MOISTURE MON
WITH THE INCOMING SHORT WAVES AND WILL SEE THUNDERSTORMS BECOME
SCATTERED AND WET.

AKZ218-251000-
SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING...ARCTIC VILLAGE...WISEMAN...COLDFOOT...
CHANDALAR D.O.T. CAMP...INIAKUK LAKE
751 AM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           DRY TSTMS    TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         20           40           50
TEMP (24H TREND)      69-79 (-5)   38-48 (-1)   63-73
RH % (24H TREND)      25-40 (+8)   64-79 (+9)   29-44
20FTWND(MPH)          E 3-7        E 4-8        E 5-11
CWR                   0            0            10
LAL                   2            2            3

REMARKS...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND TONIGHT EAST
OF ARCTIC VILLAGE.  SCATTERED WET THUNDERSTORMS MON.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 59 TO 69. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 41 TO 51.
HIGHS 61 TO 71. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 62 TO 72. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ219-251000-
UPPER KOYUKUK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ALLAKAKET...HUGHES...BETTLES...CARIBOU MOUNTAIN...
GOBBLERS KNOB
751 AM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         30           20           20
TEMP (24H TREND)      62-72 (-14)  38-48 (-6)   61-71
RH % (24H TREND)      25-38 (+13)  66-81 (+8)   28-39
20FTWND(MPH)          W 4-8        W 5-11       LGT/VAR
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 62 TO 72. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 63 TO 73. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 64 TO 74. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ220-251000-
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...
STEVENS VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...
CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
751 AM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           DRY TSTMS    SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         20            30          30
TEMP (24H TREND)      74-84 (-6)   38-48 (+1)   71-81
RH % (24H TREND)      15-30 (+2)   59-74 (+11)  27-42
20FTWND(MPH)          W 5-15       W 5-15       W 5-11
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   2            2            3

REMARKS...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF FORT YUKON.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS MON.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS 65 TO 75. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 63 TO 73. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 64 TO 74. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ221-251000-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
751 AM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         30           20           30
TEMP (24H TREND)      64-74 (-12)  38-48 (-4)   60-70
RH % (24H TREND)      24-35 (+5)   53-68 (+2)   25-37
20FTWND(MPH)          LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW 4-8 G17
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 65 TO 75. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 62 TO 72.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 65 TO 75.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ222-251000-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
751 AM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)      65-75 (-14)  39-49 (-2)   60-70
RH % (24H TREND)      18-33 (+15)  51-66 (+16)  23-38
20FTWND(MPH)          W 5-11       W 4-8        W 4-8
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 47.
HIGHS 65 TO 75. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 50.
HIGHS 61 TO 71. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 65 TO 75. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ223-251000-
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
INCLUDING...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE
751 AM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)      68-78 (-12)  42-51 (+1)   63-73
RH % (24H TREND)      13-25 (+10)  57-72 (+17)  27-37
20FTWND(MPH)          W 5-15 G22   W 5-15 G20   W 4-11
CWR                   0            20           20
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO 49.
HIGHS 63 TO 72. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 43 TO 53.
HIGHS 61 TO 71. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 43 TO 53. HIGHS 64 TO 74. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ224-251000-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
751 AM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         20           40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)      76-86 (-5)   38-48 (+3)   72-82
RH % (24H TREND)      13-28 (+4)   63-78 (+17)  22-37
20FTWND(MPH)          W 5-9 G20    W 6-15       W 4-8
CWR                   0            20           20
LAL                   2            1            3

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NORTH OF EAGLE TODAY.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS MON.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 65 TO 75. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS
60 TO 70. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS 63 TO 73. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ225-251000-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...HEALY...DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...
KANTISHNA
751 AM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         30           40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)      59-69 (-13)  37-47 (-3)   56-66
RH % (24H TREND)      23-38 (+14)  70-85 (+13)  26-41
20FTWND(MPH)          S 3-7 G18    S 3-7 G17    W 3-7
CWR                   10           20           20
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 46.
HIGHS 60 TO 70. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 46.
HIGHS 59 TO 69. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 62 TO 72.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ226-251000-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...
TRIMS CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
751 AM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)      67-77 (-12)  37-47 (0)    61-71
RH % (24H TREND)      10-20 (+8)   65-80 (+21)  24-39
20FTWND(MPH)          W 6-10 G25   W 5-9 G20    W 3-7 G17
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45.
HIGHS 59 TO 69. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 46.
HIGHS 59 TO 69. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 60 TO 70. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

MAY 15


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