Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 252343
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
343 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING WILL BUILDING INTO SOUTHERN ALASKA INTO THE
WEEKEND. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR GRADUAL WARMING AND DRYING...WITH AN
OFFSHORE PRESSURE GRADIENT ALLOWING FOR EFFICIENT DOWNSLOPE
DRYING...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE COPPER BASIN AND SUSITNA VALLEY.
THESE OFFSHORE WINDS WILL ALSO ALLOW FOR COASTAL LOCATIONS TO SEE
DRIER THAN NORMAL RH VALUES AS THEY WILL INHIBIT/SLOW DOWN THE
ONSET OF SEA BREEZES. DRY AND WARM WEATHER WILL LAST THROUGH
SATURDAY.

AKZ101-261645-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
343 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   40 (+1)      53-59 (+1)   44           60-66
RH % (24H TREND)   77-89 (+9)   46-61 (+1)   71-83        37-46
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 5-8       NW 6-10      NW 5-11      N 4-6
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   46 (+2)      68 (+2)      47           72
RH % (24H TREND)   79 (+3)      34-41 (-2)   77           38
20FTWND(MPH)       W 3-7        NW 5-9       NW 5-9       N 4-6
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-261645-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
343 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   39 (-1)      53-60 (+2)   41           58-66
RH % (24H TREND)   86-95 (+19)  37-52 (-1)   78-94        31-47
20FTWND(MPH)       W 6-10       N 5-11       N 4-10       NE 4-9
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   46 (+5)      67 (+1)      47           73
RH % (24H TREND)   78-87 (-1)   34 (-1)      74-86        35
20FTWND(MPH)       W 4-9        NW 3-9       NW 3-9       N 2-7
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-261645-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
343 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   41 (0)       60-67 (+3)   44           64-71
RH % (24H TREND)   80-88 (+8)   38-45 (-1)   72-79        33-42
20FTWND(MPH)       W 5-9        N 8-11       N 6-10       N 4-7
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   44 (-1)      64 (+4)      46           62-68
RH % (24H TREND)   84-91 (+8)   40-51 (-9)   72-80        37-46
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 6-10      N 6-13       NW 5-10      N 5-10
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ125-261645-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
343 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   39 (-4)      54-64 (+2)   43           56-67
RH % (24H TREND)   88-99 (+29)  45-66 (+8)   81-99        37-54
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 8-11      NW 9-11      NW 10-12     LGT/VAR
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        PCLDY        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   38-45 (-6)   56-62 (+2)   47           56-62
RH % (24H TREND)   73-92 (+24)  41-65 (+7)   70-94        48-58
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 5-14      NW 7-13      NW 7-12      LGT/VAR
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-261645-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
343 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      30           20           0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   39 (+1)      57-65 (+3)   41           60-67
RH % (24H TREND)   70-91 (+2)   27-34 (+1)   71-92        20-29
20FTWND(MPH)       W 4-9        N 4-11       N 6-13       NE 5-10G13
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND
60. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-261645-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
343 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      50           40           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   40 (+4)      53-60 (+4)   41           59-65
RH % (24H TREND)   82-94 (+11)  36-50 (-3)   77-96        31-44
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 5-11      N 6-13       N 8-16       NE 6-11
CWR                20           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   45 (+5)      68 (+3)      47           73
RH % (24H TREND)   76-83 (-5)   27-37 (+2)   72-80        24-31
20FTWND(MPH)       W 4-10       N 5-11       N 7-14 G23   N 5-11
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ171-261645-
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY
343 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   44 (+4)      55-64 (+3)   45           58-66
RH % (24H TREND)   90-98 (+5)   44-58 (-2)   79-90        38-53
20FTWND(MPH)       W 10-15      N 5-9        N 3-8        E 4-8
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   46 (+3)      63 (+3)      46           58-64
RH % (24H TREND)   86-92 (+3)   49-59 (-2)   77-89        41-55
20FTWND(MPH)       W 8-16       N 3-12       N 2-11       E 3-9
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$



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