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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
314 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.DISCUSSION...A THERMAL TROUGH STRETCHES FROM MOUNTAIN
VILLAGE...TO HUSLIA...TO BETTLES...TO OLD CROW. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
ARE EXPECTED TO FIRE ALONG AND JUST TO THE SOUTH OF THIS FEATURE
THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THIS EVENING. MIN RH READINGS WILL BE
DRIEST OVER THE UPPER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY...FALLING BETWEEN 20 AND 30
PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. THERMAL TROUGH AXIS WILL REMAIN OVER
CENTRAL INTERIOR ALASKA THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH LOCAL WIND
CONVERGENCE NEAR THIS FEATURE HELPING TO TRIGGER AFTERNOON AND
EVENING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HOWEVER...THE INSTABILITY DOES NOT
LOOK AS IMPRESSIVE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AS IT DOES
TODAY...SUGGESTING LESS LIGHTNING ACTIVITY.

AKZ208-061715-
LOWER KOBUK AND NOATAK VALLEYS-
INCLUDING...NOATAK...KIANA...RED DOG MINE
314 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      19-29 (-2)   46-56 (+1)   19-29        42-52
RH % (24H TREND)      70-85 (+2)   36-51 (-4)   69-84        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N 3-7        LGT/VAR
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 22 TO 32. HIGHS
42 TO 52. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 23 TO 33.
HIGHS 41 TO 51. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 25 TO 35.
HIGHS 42 TO 52. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ209-061715-
BALDWIN PENINSULA AND SELAWIK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...KOTZEBUE...SELAWIK...NOORVIK
314 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      25-33 (+2)   44-54 (+4)   25-33        39-49
RH % (24H TREND)      75-90 (-4)   ABV 40 (-4)  76-91        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          NW 3-7       NW 4-8       W 4-8        W 3-7
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 26 TO
35. HIGHS 41 TO 51. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS 41 TO 51. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 30 TO
37. HIGHS 42 TO 52. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ210-061715-
NORTHERN AND INTERIOR SEWARD PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...BUCKLAND...DEERING...CANDLE...COUNCIL...HAYCOCK...
PILGRIM SPRINGS...SERPENTINE HOT SPRINGS...TAYLOR
314 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         10           10           10            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      22-32 (+4)   43-53 (+1)   22-32        43-53
RH % (24H TREND)      79-94 (-5)   ABV 40 (-1)  75-90        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          N 3-7        N 4-8        NW 4-8       LGT/VAR
CWR                   5            5            5            0
LAL                   2            2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF BUCKLAND TONIGHT...FRI AND FRI NIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS 26 TO 36. HIGHS 43 TO 53. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 27 TO 37.
HIGHS 40 TO 50. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 27 TO
37. HIGHS 41 TO 51. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ212-061715-
EASTERN NORTON SOUND AND NULATO HILLS-
INCLUDING...UNALAKLEET...STEBBINS...ST MICHAEL...ELIM...KOYUK...
SHAKTOOLIK
314 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         30           10           10           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      30-38 (0)    45-55 (-2)   30-38        46-56
RH % (24H TREND)      75-90 (-2)   ABV 40 (+4)  75-90        40-55
20FTWND(MPH)          N 6-10 G18   N 6-10       NW 5-9       LGT/VAR
CWR                   10           5            5            0
LAL                   2            2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE NULATO HILLS TONIGHT...FRI AND FRI NIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 30 TO 40. HIGHS 46 TO
56. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 30 TO 39. HIGHS 44 TO
54. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 31 TO 39. HIGHS 44 TO
54. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ214-061715-
YUKON DELTA-
INCLUDING...MOUNTAIN VILLAGE...EMMONAK...ALAKANUK...KOTLIK...
PILOT STATION...ST MARYS...SCAMMON BAY...MARSHALL...NUNAM IQUA...
PITKAS POINT
314 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         20           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      28-36 (0)    48-58 (-3)   28-36        46-56
RH % (24H TREND)      78-93 (-5)   37-52 (+4)   77-92        40-55
20FTWND(MPH)          N 8-12 G20   N 7-11 G18   NW 6-10 G17  LGT/VAR
CWR                   5            0            0            0
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 32 TO 40. HIGHS 46 TO
56. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 32 TO 39. HIGHS 43 TO
53. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 31 TO 39. HIGHS 44 TO
54. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.

$$

AKZ215-061715-
LOWER YUKON VALLEY-
INCLUDING...RUSSIAN MISSION...GRAYLING...HOLY CROSS...SHAGELUK...
ANVIK...FLAT
314 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         30           0            20           10
TEMP (24H TREND)      33-39 (0)    50-60 (-2)   33-39        51-61
RH % (24H TREND)      71-86 (-6)   32-47 (+5)   66-81        33-48
20FTWND(MPH)          NE 6-10 G17  N 3-7        NW 3-7       LGT/VAR
CWR                   10           0            10           5
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS 51 TO
61. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS 51 TO
61. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 32 TO 42. HIGHS 50 TO
60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ216-061715-
LOWER KOYUKUK AND MIDDLE YUKON VALLEYS-
INCLUDING...GALENA...NULATO...HUSLIA...KALTAG...RUBY...KOYUKUK
314 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         40           40           40           30
TEMP (24H TREND)      28-38 (0)    51-61 (0)    28-38        51-61
RH % (24H TREND)      67-82 (-7)   31-46 (0)    64-79        34-49
20FTWND(MPH)          NE 3-7       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
CWR                   10           10           10           5
LAL                   2            2            2            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT...FRI AND FRI NIGHT AND SAT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 28 TO
38. HIGHS 51 TO 61. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 28 TO 38. HIGHS 51 TO
61. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 29 TO 39.
HIGHS 50 TO 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ217-061715-
UPPER KOBUK AND NOATAK VALLEYS-
INCLUDING...AMBLER...SHUNGNAK...KOBUK
314 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         20           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      15-25 (0)    52-62 (-2)   15-25        48-58
RH % (24H TREND)      71-86 (+3)   28-43 (0)    69-84        34-49
20FTWND(MPH)          NE 3-7       NE 4-8       NE 4-8 G17   LGT/VAR
CWR                   10           0            0            0
LAL                   2            2            2            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 21 TO 31. HIGHS
48 TO 58. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS 23 TO 33. HIGHS 47 TO 57. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 24 TO 34.
HIGHS 47 TO 57. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ227-061715-
UPPER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY-
INCLUDING...MCGRATH...NIKOLAI...TAKOTNA...FAREWELL LAKE
314 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            40           40           50
TEMP (24H TREND)      22-32 (+3)   48-58 (-2)   22-32        49-59
RH % (24H TREND)      71-86 (+4)   33-48 (+6)   74-89        38-53
20FTWND(MPH)          E 4-8        SW 3-7       SW 3-7       SW 5-9
CWR                   0            10           10           10
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 23 TO 33. HIGHS
51 TO 61. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 23 TO 33. HIGHS 51 TO
61. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 24 TO 34.
HIGHS 51 TO 61. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NTS MAY 16



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