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FNAK51 PAFC 231519
FWFAER

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southcentral Alaska
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
719 AM AKDT Tue May 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A strong Bering Sea system will bring southwesterly flow
aloft and plenty of cloud cover/moisture in the short term.

AKZ101-240815-
Anchorage-
Including...Anchorage...Eagle River...Indian...Eklutna
719 AM AKDT Tue May 23 2017

.Above 1500 ft...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip type        shwrs        shwrs        rain
Chance precip (%)  30           100          100
Temp (24h trend)   44-51 (-2)   40 (+3)      46
RH % (24h trend)   50-57 (-2)   94 (0)       65-80
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 4-8       S 3-11       SE 19-39 G55
CWR                10           70           100
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.Below 1500 ft...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip type        NONE         rain         rain
Chance precip (%)  0            100          100
Temp (24h trend)   58 (-2)      43 (+1)      51
RH % (24h trend)   47-53 (+9)   89-95 (0)    72-80
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 6-9       SW 4-10 G17  SE 15-39 G52
CWR                0            80           100
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 40s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 50. Southeast winds around
5 mph.

$$

AKZ111-240815-
Matanuska Valley-
Including...Palmer...Wasilla...Sutton...Chickaloon
719 AM AKDT Tue May 23 2017

.Above 1500 ft...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip type        shwrs        shwrs        rain
Chance precip (%)  40           100          100
Temp (24h trend)   41-50 (-1)   39 (+3)      41-47
RH % (24h trend)   49-63 (-2)   90-96 (0)    61-75
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 3-10      S 2-8        SE 8-19
CWR                20           70           100
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.Below 1500 ft...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip type        shwrs        shwrs        rain
Chance precip (%)  30           100          100
Temp (24h trend)   56 (-2)      41 (+1)      51
RH % (24h trend)   38-48 (0)    96 (0)       56-76
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 4-10      SW 3-8       SE 3-19 G29
CWR                0            70           100
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 40s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$

AKZ121-240815-
Western Kenai Peninsula-
Including...Kenai...Soldotna...Homer...Cooper Landing
719 AM AKDT Tue May 23 2017

.Inland Areas...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip type        NONE         rain         rain
Chance precip (%)  0            100          100
Temp (24h trend)   49-55 (-1)   42 (+3)      52
RH % (24h trend)   35-46 (-6)   86-92 (0)    65-76
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 7-13      S 4-12       S 6-14
CWR                0            60           100
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.Coastal Areas...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip type        NONE         rain         rain
Chance precip (%)  0            100          100
Temp (24h trend)   53 (-1)      43 (+4)      51
RH % (24h trend)   47-59 (-3)   89 (0)       72-84
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 9-16 G25  S 6-15 G23   S 8-14 G25
CWR                0            90           100
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the lower 50s. South winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 50s. South winds around 5 mph.

$$

AKZ141-240815-
Copper River Basin-
Including...Glennallen...Eureka...McCarthy...Paxson...Slana
719 AM AKDT Tue May 23 2017

                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        MCldy        PCldy        Cloudy
Precip type        shwrs        shwrs        rain
Chance precip (%)  40           50           60
Temp (24h trend)   45-52 (-2)   35 (-1)      47-55
RH % (24h trend)   34-55 (+3)   85-93 (0)    39-59
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 3-9       SW 3-9       S 8-21
CWR                20           20           30
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds around 5 mph.

$$

AKZ145-240815-
Susitna Valley-
Including...Talkeetna...Willow...Cantwell
719 AM AKDT Tue May 23 2017

.Above 1500 ft...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip type        shwrs        snow/rain    rain
Chance precip (%)  50           100          100
Temp (24h trend)   41-47 (+1)   37 (+1)      40-46
RH % (24h trend)   50-63 (-21)  96 (0)       62-74
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 6-12      SW 6-13      S 4-14
CWR                30           50           100
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.Below 1500 ft...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip type        shwrs        shwrs        rain
Chance precip (%)  50           100          100
Temp (24h trend)   55 (-1)      41 (+1)      50
RH % (24h trend)   36-50 (-8)   92 (0)       68-76
20FTWND(MPH)       S 5-12       S 6-12       SE 4-10 G28
CWR                20           40           100
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and scattered snow
showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds around
5 mph.

$$

AKZ171-240815-
Kodiak Island-
Including...Kodiak City
719 AM AKDT Tue May 23 2017

.Inland Areas...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip type        shwrs        rain         rain
Chance precip (%)  90           100          90
Temp (24h trend)   46-53 (+2)   42 (+5)      44-51
RH % (24h trend)   59-74 (-1)   94 (0)       58-70
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 12-21     SW 13-26 G33 SW 9-19
CWR                50           90           90
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.Coastal Areas...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip type        shwrs        rain         rain
Chance precip (%)  90           100          90
Temp (24h trend)   46-52 (+1)   44 (+4)      50
RH % (24h trend)   61-74 (+2)   83-90 (0)    51-69
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 10-19     SW 10-22 G36 SW 9-18
CWR                60           100          80
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the upper 40s. South winds around 10 mph.

$$



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