Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 301446
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
646 AM AKDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A SURFACE LOW SOUTH OF KODIAK ISLAND DRIFTS SOUTHEAST AND WEAKENS THROUGH WED.
ITS ASSOCIATED WEATHER FRONT APPROACHING THE GULF COAST TODAY WEAKENS TONIGHT.
RAIN IS EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE GULF COAST WITH THIS SYSTEM WITH SHOWERS
INLAND. A WEAKENING THERMAL TROUGH AND ABUNDANT CLOUD COVER SHOULD KEEP ANY
THUNDERSTORM DEVELOP TO A MINIMUM THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE MAIN AREA FOR
ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ALONG THE MOUNTAINS(AK RANGE/TALKEETNA) IN
THE COPPER RIVER/EASTERN AND NORTHERN SUSITNA VALLEY. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
MOVING IN FROM THE NORTH AND EAST WILL BRING WETTING RAINS TO THE COPPER RIVER
BASIN TONIGHT. WETTING RAINS WILL THEN SPREAD TO ACROSS THE SUSITNA/MATANUSKA
VALLEYS AS WELL AS THE ANCHORAGE BOWL AND KENAI PENINSULA ON WED. AREAS WEST OF THE
COPPER RIVER BASIN WILL SEE DRIER CONDITIONS SPREADING IN FROM THE WEST WITH
A BUILDING RIDGE LATE WED NIGHT.

BRISK GAP WINDS ARE EXPECTED IN THE FAVORED LOCATIONS(TURNAGAIN ARM/PORTAGE
VALLEY/KNIK ARM/COPPER RIVER) THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS THE COASTAL RIDGE
BUILDS WITH APPROACH OF THE APPROACHING FRONT. GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHCENTRAL ON WED TO BE THEN FOLLOWED INCREASING WESTERLY
AND NORTHERLY GAP FLOWS ACROSS THE EASTERN KENAI PENINSULA LATE WED NIGHT.



AKZ101-010415-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
646 AM AKDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      50           50           90
TEMP (24H TREND)   58 (-2)      44 (-3)      55
RH % (24H TREND)   58-70 (+4)   92 (+3)      67-79
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 10-15     SE 10-15     W 5
CWR                20           20           70
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      50           40           90
TEMP (24H TREND)   66 (-1)      51 (-2)      62
RH % (24H TREND)   45-54 (+2)   82 (+1)      51-62
20FTWND(MPH)       S 10-20G35   S 10-25G40   W 5
CWR                10           0            70
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WIND ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S TO MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO MID 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-010415-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
646 AM AKDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      60           50           90
TEMP (24H TREND)   54-62 (-3)   44 (-2)      50-57
RH % (24H TREND)   49-62 (+8)   83-90 (+4)   56-74
20FTWND(MPH)       S 10-15      S 10         SW 5
CWR                30           20           70
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      50           40           90
TEMP (24H TREND)   67 (-2)      51 (-2)      62
RH % (24H TREND)   47 (+3)      81 (+3)      48-59
20FTWND(MPH)       S 10-15G20   S 10-15G20   S 5
CWR                30           10           70
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-010415-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
646 AM AKDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      60           60           80
TEMP (24H TREND)   57-65 (0)    49 (-3)      55-61
RH % (24H TREND)   49-60 (+1)   83-91 (0)    58-68
20FTWND(MPH)       S 5-10       SW 5-10      W 4-7
CWR                30           30           60
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      50           50           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   56-64 (-2)   50 (-2)      59
RH % (24H TREND)   58-77 (+10)  91 (0)       65-75
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 5-10      SW 5-15      SW 5-10
CWR                20           10           30
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE 60S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ125-010415-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
646 AM AKDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      80           80           80
TEMP (24H TREND)   47-59 (-1)   45 (-1)      48-58
RH % (24H TREND)   58-82 (+5)   87-96 (0)    57-83
20FTWND(MPH)       E 6-14       SE 5-13      LGT/VAR
CWR                60           60           50
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      80           80           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   48-57 (0)    42-50 (-1)   49-57
RH % (24H TREND)   63-85 (-3)   85-94 (0)    61-82
20FTWND(MPH)       E 4-9        E 3-8        SE 3-6
CWR                60           60           40
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-010415-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
646 AM AKDT TUE JUN 30 2015

                   TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        TSTMS        RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      60           70           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   57-63 (-6)   46 (-2)      54-61
RH % (24H TREND)   37-54 (+10)  73-88 (+3)   41-66
20FTWND(MPH)       S 10-20G30   SW 6-17G30   SW 5-10
CWR                30           40           70
LAL                2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING ALONG
          THE MOUNTAINS. GUSTY COPPER RIVER WINDS DEVELOPING IN THE LATE
          AFTERNOON TODAY.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-010415-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
646 AM AKDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        TSTMS        RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      60           80           100
TEMP (24H TREND)   54-61 (-2)   45 (-2)      53
RH % (24H TREND)   50-63 (+11)  87-95 (+2)   72-85
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 6-13      SW 8-14      SW 7-13
CWR                30           60           70
LAL                2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
          ALONG THE MOUNTAINS.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      50           50           90
TEMP (24H TREND)   68 (-2)      50 (-2)      56-62
RH % (24H TREND)   43-50 (+2)   83-91 (+5)   63-76
20FTWND(MPH)       S 4-12       S 10-12 G21  S 8-10
CWR                10           30           60
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ171-010415-
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY
646 AM AKDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      50           50           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   48-59 (+3)   46 (-1)      51-61
RH % (24H TREND)   61-84 (-10)  90-98 (0)    53-73
20FTWND(MPH)       E 4-10       SE 4-8       N 4-7
CWR                20           20           0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           40           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   57 (+1)      48 (-2)      59
RH % (24H TREND)   67-80 (-8)   95 (0)       61-75
20FTWND(MPH)       E 5-12       E 4-10       N 2-6
CWR                20           10           0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$



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