Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FNAK79 PAFG 061425
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SPOT FORECAST FOR 689 SHOVEL CREEK...BLM-AFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
625 AM AKDT MON JUL 6 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2348 AKDT ON JULY 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

ONE MORE WARM AND DRY DAY IS FORECAST ACROSS THE FIRE AS A RIDGE
OF HIGH PRESSURE SHIFTS EAST. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE FROM THE
SOUTHWEST WILL INCREASE PRECIPITATION CHANCES THIS EVENING AND ON
TUESDAY...WITH WETTING RAINS POSSIBLE. TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL TOP
OUT NEAR 80 DEGREES...ALLOWING THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY TO FALL TO
NEAR 30 PERCENT. ON TUESDAY...COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL PROVIDE FOR
HIGHER MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). AREAS OF DENSE
                    SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH. GUSTS TO
                    16 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
LAL.................2.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). AREAS OF SMOKE.
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTH 8 TO 12 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
LAL.................2.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE
                    MORNING. PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.  GUSTS TO 12 MPH.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.
LAL.................2.

$$
FORECASTER...JACOBS
REQUESTED BY...TANANA ZONE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150705.689SH.02/AFG


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