Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 160003
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
403 PM AKDT TUE APR 15 2014

.DISCUSSION...ONE WEAK WAVE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION TONIGHT
BRINGING A BRIEF SHOT OF MARGINALLY GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS TO FAVORED
LOCATIONS. IT WILL ALSO CONTINUE TO PUSH WETTING RAINS ONSHORE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY FOR MOST COASTAL AREAS. MOST OF THIS MOISTURE WILL ONLY
MAKE IT INLAND AS SPOTTY RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS FOR HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
A WEAK RIDGE WILL PROVIDE CLEARING SKIES AND DRYING CONDITIONS FOR
NEARLY ALL AREAS ON THURSDAY. THEN ANOTHER WAVE OF PRECIPITATION
PUSHES INTO THE COAST FRIDAY BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF GUSTY
SOUTHEAST WINDS TO FAVORED INLAND LOCATIONS.


AKZ111-161700-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
403 PM AKDT TUE APR 15 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      60           30           0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   25-31 (+1)   41-51 (+1)   30           41-51
RH % (24H TREND)   87-95 (+12)  52-68 (+2)   85-94        52-70
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 2-7       SE 1-6       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
CWR                20           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      30           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   34 (+2)      49-55 (+2)   33           50-56
RH % (24H TREND)   88-94 (+10)  48-56 (+1)   92           46-57
20FTWND(MPH)       E 1-10       E 1-7        NE 1-6       LGT/VAR
CWR                10           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

AKZ121-161700-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
403 PM AKDT TUE APR 15 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW/RAIN    RAIN         SNOW/RAIN    SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      60           50           40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   33 (0)       50 (+2)      33           45-51
RH % (24H TREND)   93 (+4)      51-65 (-5)   93           49-66
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 2-8       NE 7-12      NE 5-11      NE 3-5
CWR                30           20           10           10
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW/RAIN    SHOWERS      SNOW/RAIN    SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      80           50           40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   33 (0)       50 (+2)      33           44-50
RH % (24H TREND)   94 (+8)      51-66 (0)    92           49-67
20FTWND(MPH)       N 3-7        NE 7-13      N 6-12       NE 3-7
CWR                40           20           10           10
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

AKZ171-161700-
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY
403 PM AKDT TUE APR 15 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      70           90           90           80
TEMP (24H TREND)   28-34 (0)    36-44 (0)    29-35        32-41
RH % (24H TREND)   90-99 (+7)   69-92 (+15)  86-98        61-84
20FTWND(MPH)       E 4-7        NE 4-11      NE 4-10      W 8-11
CWR                40           60           70           60
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      60           90           90           80
TEMP (24H TREND)   35 (0)       45 (0)       36           37-43
RH % (24H TREND)   91-97 (+6)   74-88 (+12)  88-96        65-77
20FTWND(MPH)       E 4-9        NE 6-15      N 5-14       W 7-12
CWR                40           60           70           50
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$



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