Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 041510
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
710 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.DISCUSSION...ANOTHER DAY OF ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS IS
EXPECTED FOR INLAND AREAS TODAY...WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTHERN SUSITNA VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING WITH NEARLY IDENTICAL THERMODYNAMICS AS YESTERDAY AND
A SIMILAR STRENGTH UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVING THROUGH.

A STRONGER FRONT BEGINS APPROACHING FROM THE SOUTH THURSDAY.
THIS WILL MEAN INCREASING NORTHERLY SURFACE FLOW AND A
DIMINISHING OF SOUTHEAST GAP WINDS. WITH THIS STRONGER FRONT
WILL ALSO COME AN INCREASE IN MOISTURE...WITH LIGHT RAIN
EXPECTED FOR MANY INLAND AREAS LATER THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY
THAT HAVE NOT SEEN WETTING RAINS SO FAR THIS SEASON.

AKZ101-050445-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
710 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           40           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   40-47 (-2)   33 (-1)      47
RH % (24H TREND)   51-72 (+14)  79-89 (-6)   54-75
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 11-33     SE 13-31     E 5-36
CWR                0            0            20
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   55 (0)       38 (0)       54
RH % (24H TREND)   39-46 (+2)   70-77 (-1)   41-49
20FTWND(MPH)       E 4-21       SE 7-23      E 4-25
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM AND SOUTH TO
WEST ANCHORAGE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-050445-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
710 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      50           50           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   42-49 (-2)   32 (-2)      43-50
RH % (24H TREND)   41-59 (+8)   76-85 (-4)   45-63
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 3-9       SE 2-7       E 4-7
CWR                20           20           0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           40           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   56 (0)       38 (0)       56
RH % (24H TREND)   32-38 (-1)   67-75 (0)    36-42
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 5-15 G30  E 4-12 G25   E 4-15
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS ALONG THE KNIK RIVER VALLEY.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-050445-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
710 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           40           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   46-54 (0)    34 (-1)      45-52
RH % (24H TREND)   44-60 (+5)   76-87 (-2)   44-64
20FTWND(MPH)       E 10-15      NE 8-14      E 11-16
CWR                20           0            20
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           30           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   54 (+1)      37 (-2)      52
RH % (24H TREND)   44-58 (0)    75-86 (-4)   46-59
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 8-14      NE 6-12 G21  E 11-20 G27
CWR                20           10           30
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ125-050445-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
710 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      80           80           90
TEMP (24H TREND)   38-46 (-1)   35 (-1)      39-47
RH % (24H TREND)   63-91 (+10)  89-98 (0)    68-92
20FTWND(MPH)       E 10-17      NE 9-17      E 8-15
CWR                60           80           60
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          100          90
TEMP (24H TREND)   40-46 (+1)   32-39 (-1)   40-46
RH % (24H TREND)   72-92 (+2)   91-100 (+2)  75-93
20FTWND(MPH)       E 9-18       NE 6-16      E 9-22
CWR                90           80           80
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-050445-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
710 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   43-50 (0)    23-30 (-4)   43-51
RH % (24H TREND)   34-52 (+4)   77-84 (+2)   36-56
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 5-15 G25  SE 3-9 G15   SE 4-15
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS ALONG THE COPPER RIVER.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-050445-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
710 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   47 (-1)      21-28 (-6)   43-49
RH % (24H TREND)   46-62 (+11)  79-90 (0)    48-65
20FTWND(MPH)       E 2-6        E 2-6        E 3-8
CWR                10           0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           30           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   51-57 (+1)   29-35 (-3)   58
RH % (24H TREND)   32-42 (-1)   69-79 (-4)   36-43
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 1-6       N 2-5        NE 3-7
CWR                10           10           0
LAL                2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
VALLEY LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ171-050445-
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY
710 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SNOW/RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      50           50           90
TEMP (24H TREND)   42-50 (-3)   37 (0)       47
RH % (24H TREND)   64-87 (+19)  93-100 (+4)  70-89
20FTWND(MPH)       W 4-7        NW 2-6       NE 16-23
CWR                20           20           70
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      70           60           90
TEMP (24H TREND)   49 (-1)      40 (+1)      46
RH % (24H TREND)   68-82 (+13)  91-98 (+5)   71-86
20FTWND(MPH)       W 3-10       NE 3-7       E 16-32 G41
CWR                40           20           80
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$



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