Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 031532
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
732 AM AKDT WED JUN 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A SERIES OF FRONTAL SYSTEMS AND CONTINUED UNSETTLED WEATHER
WILL KEEP CONDITIONS COOL AND CLOUDY WITH ABUNDANT RAIN
ALONG THE COAST AND SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS INLAND
FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS WILL
BE POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS ALONG THE TALKEETNA
MOUNTAINS AND ALASKA RANGE.

STRONG GUSTY GAP WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
THROUGH TURNAGAIN ARM THE KNIK RIVER VALLEY AND THE COPPER
RIVER BASIN AS AN APPROACHING FRONT AMPLIFIES A SURFACE RIDGE
ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF COAST AND STRENGTHENS ONSHORE FLOW.
ADDITIONALLY THESE WINDS DOWN SLOPING OVER THE MOUNTAINS WILL
PROVIDE SOME DRYING OF THE INCOMING AIR MASS DIMINISHING SHOWERS
OVER THE COPPER RIVER BASIN ANCHORAGE BOWL AND MATSU VALLEY
FOR A SOMEWHAT DRIER BUT RATHER WINDY PERIOD THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

AKZ101-040530-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
732 AM AKDT WED JUN 3 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      100          70           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   50-53 (-2)   40 (-1)      52
RH % (24H TREND)   69-80 (-6)   91 (0)       64-76
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 22-39     SE 29-46     SE 19-31
CWR                80           40           30
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS ALONG THE HILLSIDE IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      100          50           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   59 (+3)      46 (-2)      60
RH % (24H TREND)   51-60 (-25)  81 (-10)     52-58
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 6-32      SE 9-37      E 9-25
CWR                80           30           30
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-040530-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
732 AM AKDT WED JUN 3 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      60           70           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   55-60 (-1)   40 (-2)      48-54
RH % (24H TREND)   52-69 (-15)  80-88 (-11)  50-66
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 8-21      SE 8-23      SE 10-17
CWR                40           40           40
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      60           60           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   59 (+3)      46 (-1)      61
RH % (24H TREND)   47-56 (-25)  73-81 (-13)  44-51
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 4-20 G30  SE 5-22 G30  E 8-16
CWR                30           30           30
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WIND ALONG THE KNIK RIVER IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-040530-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
732 AM AKDT WED JUN 3 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      70           90           80
TEMP (24H TREND)   51-58 (-4)   45 (0)       51-58
RH % (24H TREND)   47-60 (-6)   72-84 (-10)  46-62
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 5-16      E 8-17       SE 9-17
CWR                50           60           50
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      80           80           80
TEMP (24H TREND)   56 (-1)      46 (0)       58
RH % (24H TREND)   56-68 (-10)  75-85 (-8)   51-68
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 4-13      NE 3-16      E 9-15
CWR                50           60           40
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ125-040530-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
732 AM AKDT WED JUN 3 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      100          100          100
TEMP (24H TREND)   44-53 (-2)   36-43 (0)    44-53
RH % (24H TREND)   60-86 (-3)   88-97 (0)    64-88
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 10-20     E 12-25      SE 11-18
CWR                100          100          100
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      100          100          100
TEMP (24H TREND)   45-52 (-1)   38-46 (0)    46-53
RH % (24H TREND)   72-91 (-2)   93-99 (0)    77-92
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 10-17     E 13-26      SE 12-18
CWR                100          100          100
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-040530-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
732 AM AKDT WED JUN 3 2015

                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           80           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   53-59 (-1)   41 (-3)      53-60
RH % (24H TREND)   34-47 (-14)  73-85 (-7)   37-53
20FTWND(MPH)       S 14-31 G40  S 11-32 G40  SE 10-22 G30
CWR                30           50           50
LAL                2            2            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE ALASKA RANGE AND
TALKEETNA MOUNTAINS THIS AND THU AFTERNOON/EVENING. STRONGEST
WINDS ALONG THE COPPER RIVER THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
HOURS.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-040530-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
732 AM AKDT WED JUN 3 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP      80           80           80
TEMP (24H TREND)   47-53 (+5)   40 (-2)      50-56
RH % (24H TREND)   52-70 (-20)  85-94 (0)    50-61
20FTWND(MPH)       S 4-11       S 7-16       E 5-17
CWR                70           80           60
LAL                2            1            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE TALKEETNA MOUNTAINS
THIS AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      70           80           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   59 (+4)      46 (-1)      61
RH % (24H TREND)   51-62 (-24)  86 (-9)      43-59
20FTWND(MPH)       S 4-12       S 7-17       E 5-10
CWR                50           80           50
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$


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