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FNAK51 PAFC 242345
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
345 PM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.DISCUSSION...
SHOWERY CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA THROUGH
TUESDAY...THOUGH THE CENTRAL COPPER RIVER BASIN WILL REMAIN
DRIEST THROUGH MONDAY. INSTABILITY BEGINS TO INCREASE ENOUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING SUCH THAT A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
HAS BEEN INTRODUCED TO THE NORTHEAST COPPER RIVER BASIN NEAR AND
ALONG THE ALASKA RANGE AS INCREASINGLY EAST TO NORTHEAST MID-LEVEL
AND UPPER-LEVEL FLOW MAY TAP INTO HIGHER INSTABILITY OVER THE
YUKON REGION AND ADVECT IT TOWARD THE AREA.



AKZ101-251700-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
345 PM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      60           40           40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   42 (-2)      48-54 (+2)   39           47-53
RH % (24H TREND)   97 (0)       65-82 (-4)   93           59-75
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 2-21      SE 3-15      SE 2-15      W 4-7
CWR                30           10           0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      50           40           40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   47 (-1)      61 (+2)      44           60
RH % (24H TREND)   78-85 (-14)  49-55 (-6)   81           46-53
20FTWND(MPH)       S 1-11       W 1-8        SW 2-10      W 6-9
CWR                20           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-251700-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
345 PM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      60           40           40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   41 (-3)      48-58 (+3)   39           47-56
RH % (24H TREND)   95 (0)       50-71 (-3)   84-91        48-64
20FTWND(MPH)       S 4-7        SW 3-6       SW 4-7       W 4-8
CWR                30           10           0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      50           40           40           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   47 (-3)      63 (+2)      45           62
RH % (24H TREND)   85 (-12)     44-51 (-3)   73-85        42-50
20FTWND(MPH)       S 3-5        SW 2-5       SW 4-8       SW 6-9
CWR                20           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-251700-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
345 PM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      50           60           50           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   43 (0)       53-60 (+1)   42           50-57
RH % (24H TREND)   82-88 (-7)   48-60 (-1)   87-93        53-66
20FTWND(MPH)       W 2-6        NW 2-6       W 3-7        W 3-6
CWR                0            20           10           0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      40           60           50           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   44 (+1)      51-57 (+1)   43           50-56
RH % (24H TREND)   81-87 (-8)   57-74 (+2)   93           55-73
20FTWND(MPH)       W 2-6        W 3-7        SW 3-9       SW 5-10
CWR                0            30           10           0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND
60. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ125-251700-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
345 PM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      80           50           30           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   40 (-2)      41-53 (+1)   36           43-56
RH % (24H TREND)   90-99 (0)    56-83 (0)    90-97        46-70
20FTWND(MPH)       E 4-8        SE 3-8       S 3-8        LGT/VAR
CWR                60           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      90           60           40           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   37-45 (-2)   42-51 (0)    41           43-52
RH % (24H TREND)   90-98 (0)    71-89 (+3)   90-97        60-78
20FTWND(MPH)       E 2-7        SE 2-6       S 2-6        SW 2-7
CWR                70           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-251700-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
345 PM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP      70           30           0            50
TEMP (24H TREND)   44 (0)       56-63 (+2)   42           55-61
RH % (24H TREND)   81-90 (+18)  30-44 (0)    72-85        35-48
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 3-12 G18  SW 4-8       SW 3-9       SW 1-7 G14
CWR                30           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            2

REMARKS...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE ALASKA RANGE
AND TALKEETNA MOUNTAINS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-251700-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
345 PM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP      60           50           40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   43 (+1)      51-57 (+3)   41           52-59
RH % (24H TREND)   85-93 (0)    41-61 (-4)   82-91        35-57
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 3-7       SW 4-8       SW 4-8       W 3-9
CWR                30           20           0            0
LAL                1            1            1            2

REMARKS...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE TALKEETNA
MOUNTAINS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      40           40           40           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   47 (+1)      63 (+3)      45           64
RH % (24H TREND)   80-86 (-15)  41-48 (-3)   77-84        36-44
20FTWND(MPH)       S 4-7        S 3-6        S 4-7        S 3-8
CWR                20           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$


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