Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ARCTIC CHINOOK (KOTZEBUE)...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
809 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 0700 AKDT ON AUGUST 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE KOTZEBUE SOUND TODAY. LIGHT WEST
WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHEASTERLY BY THIS AFTERNOON ALLOWING FOR CLOUDS
TO LIFT AND TO SCATTER OUT. HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO BUILD OVER THE
WESTERN INTERIOR OF ALASKA THROUGH FRIDAY ALTHOUGH ONSHORE FLOW WILL
RESUME...ALLOWING FOR PERIODS OF MARGINAL CEILINGS TO RETURN.

.TODAY...

CEILING (KFT).......OVC 1500-2500 FT INCREASING TO SCT 3500 IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
VISIBILITY (SM).....5 TO 10 MILES.
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
SURFACE WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 8 MPH BECOMING VARIABLE 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...

CEILING (KFT).......SCT 3500 BECOMING BKN TO OVC 3500 OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
VISIBILITY (SM).....5 TO 10 MILES.
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY.
SURFACE WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 8 MPH.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...

CEILING (KFT).......BKN 3500 BECOMING SCT 5000 IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
VISIBILITY (SM).....10 MILES.
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY.
SURFACE WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 8 MPH.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
CEILINGS 5000 FT.

.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. LIGHT WINDS. CEILINGS 3500 FT.

$$
FORECASTER...BROWN
REQUESTED BY...VANDERWEIDE
TYPE OF REQUEST...SAR
.TAG 1600339.4/AFG


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