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FNAK71 PAFC 291208
FWSAER

SPOT FORECAST FOR STEAMBOAT CREEK...DOF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
408 AM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1859 AKDT ON JULY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
WHILE BOTH TEMPERATURES AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ARE EXPECTED
TO REMAIN MILD WITH PARTY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES...FLAT RIDGING
DEVELOPING OVER THE COPPER RIVER BASIN AS THE LOW IN THE GULF EXITS
TO THE SOUTHEAST WILL ALLOW DRIER WEATHER TO PREVAIL OVER THE FIRE
AREA FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. THE POTENTIAL FOR ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL RETURN SUNDAY OR SUNDAY NIGHT AS THE NEXT
FRONTAL SYSTEM PUSHES INTO SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 TO 40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO AROUND 5000 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
MAX HUMIDITY........AROUND 90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO AROUND 1000 FT.
MIXING WINDS........LIGHT SOUTHEAST.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO AROUND 3500 FT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...RUTHFORD
REQUESTED BY...COPPER RIVER FORESTRY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160728.STEAM.01/AER



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