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FNAK71 PAFC 211307
FWSAER

SPOT FORECAST FOR STEAMBOAT CREEK...DOF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
507 AM AKDT THU JUL 21 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2143 AKDT ON JULY 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
CHANCES FOR WETTING RAINS WILL INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE DAY AS
MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH A FRONTAL BOUNDARY UPSLOPES ALONG THE
WRANGELL MOUNTAINS. BASED ON LATEST RAINFALL GUIDANCE IT APPEARS
THAT ANYWHERE FROM A THIRD OF AN INCH TO TWO THIRDS OF AN INCH OF
RAIN WILL LIKELY FALL OVER THE FIRE THROUGH FRIDAY. CLOUDY SKIES
WILL HELP KEEP TEMPERATURES MUCH COOLER THAN THOSE OBSERVED IN PREVIOUS
DAYS AND KEEP MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES MUCH HIGHER. DIURNAL
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS BUT
CALM DOWN AT NIGHT. HOWEVER...TRANSPORT WINDS WILL REMAIN FAIRLY
STRONG IN THE 10 TO 20 MPH RANGE WITH WEAK UPPER LEVEL SUPPORT PRESENT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). RAIN.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.
CWR.................90 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 3200-3600 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 8 TO 14 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). RAIN.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
CWR.................100 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 500 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 12 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). RAIN.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    25 MPH.
CWR.................100 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 2800 TO 3200 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH/SOUTHEAST 14 TO 18 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MCLAY
REQUESTED BY...COPPER RIVER FORESTRY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160720.STEAM.01/AER



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