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FNAK51 PAFC 251453
FWFAER

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southcentral Alaska
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
653 AM AKDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A weak front will move across south central today. This
will bring isolated to scattered showers to much
of the area, with more numerous showers over the Kenai
Peninsula. Winds will be breezy along Turnagain Arm and the
surrounding higher elevations. Some afternoon breezes are
also expected through the Knik River Valley and the Copper
River Valley. On Wednesday high pressure will move into
southern Alaska, bringing fairly light winds. Showers
will be limited to the Kenai Peninsula and the higher
elevations.

AKZ101-260700-
Anchorage-
Including...Anchorage...Eagle River...Indian...Eklutna
653 AM AKDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Above 1500 ft...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip type        shwrs        shwrs        NONE
Chance precip (%)  40           30           0
Temp (24h trend)   44-51 (+2)   35 (-2)      46-52
RH % (24h trend)   51-67 (-2)   78-89 (-1)   49-62
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 9-19 G27  SE 8-16      lgt/var
CWR                15           10           0
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.Below 1500 ft...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip type        shwrs        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)  20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)   56 (+5)      39 (-3)      56
RH % (24h trend)   51-60 (-4)   89 (-1)      48-55
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 4-13      SE 4-13      lgt/var
CWR                5            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

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

$$

AKZ111-260700-
Matanuska Valley-
Including...Palmer...Wasilla...Sutton...Chickaloon
653 AM AKDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Above 1500 ft...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip type        shwrs        shwrs        shwrs
Chance precip (%)  30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)   42-50 (+1)   29-35 (-3)   43-52
RH % (24h trend)   46-57 (-1)   77-88 (+1)   42-54
20FTWND(MPH)       S 0-8        S 1-5        lgt/var
CWR                10           5            5
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.Below 1500 ft...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip type        shwrs        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)  20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)   58 (+5)      39 (-3)      59
RH % (24h trend)   39-51 (-4)   80-89 (0)    38-46
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 7-18      Se 7-18      Se 3-11
CWR                5            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

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

$$

AKZ121-260700-
Western Kenai Peninsula-
Including...Kenai...Soldotna...Homer...Cooper Landing
653 AM AKDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.Inland Areas...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Precip type        shwrs        shwrs        shwrs
Chance precip (%)  50           50           20
Temp (24h trend)   47-55 (+3)   38 (-2)      48-56
RH % (24h trend)   47-63 (-4)   80-88 (+1)   42-59
20FTWND(MPH)       E 5-13       SE 3-8       lgt/var
CWR                30           20           10
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.Coastal Areas...
                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Precip type        shwrs        shwrs        shwrs
Chance precip (%)  60           50           50
Temp (24h trend)   46-54 (+4)   40 (-1)      47-55
RH % (24h trend)   52-69 (-5)   81-89 (+2)   47-67
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 4-10      E 1-8        lgt/var
CWR                40           30           20
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

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

$$

AKZ141-260700-
Copper River Basin-
Including...Glennallen...Eureka...McCarthy...Paxson...Slana
653 AM AKDT Tue Apr 25 2017

                   Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip type        shwrs        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)  40           0            0
Temp (24h trend)   47-56 (+1)   32 (-5)      46-54
RH % (24h trend)   34-48 (+1)   90 (+1)      36-47
20FTWND(MPH)       S 0-8        W 0-5        lgt/var
CWR                10           0            0
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated snow
showers. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and scattered snow
showers. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds around
5 mph.

$$



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