Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
431 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

UPDATED ZONE 221 FOR RED FLAG WARNING

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM AKDT SUNDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220 FOR THE YUKON FLATS INCLUDING
FORT YUKON...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 221 FOR THE CENTRAL INTERIOR
INCLUDING TANANA AND NENANA...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 222 FOR FAIRBANKS AND
VICINITY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SUNDAY FOR STRONG
WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223 FOR DELTA
JUNCTION AND VICINITY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SUNDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224 FOR THE UPPER TANANA VALLEY
AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225 FOR THE
DENALI AREA...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SUNDAY FOR STRONG
WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226 FOR THE NORTH
SLOPES OF THE EASTERN ALASKA RANGE...

.DISCUSSION...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND ACROSS THE EASTERN INTERIOR WITH MIN RH VALUES AROUND
15 PERCENT OR LOWER EXPECTED. WINDS WILL INCREASE
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN INTERIOR SATURDAY AS THE THERMAL TROUGH
STRENGTHENS AGAIN. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO GUST TO 35 MPH
THROUGH THE ALASKA RANGE PASSES SATURDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT
CHANCE FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS OVER EASTERNMOST FORTYMILE COUNTRY
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM
CHICKEN TO ARCTIC VILLAGE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

COOLER AIR AND SCATTERED SHOWERS COULD MAKE ITS WAY INTO THE MIDDLE
TANANA VALLEY ON SUNDAY BUT HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS LIKELY TO CONTINUE
FOR THE EASTERN INTERIOR 220-224-223 AND 226. RED FLAGS HAVE
BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SUNDAY IN THESE AREAS.

AKZ218-241845-
SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING...ARCTIC VILLAGE...WISEMAN...COLDFOOT...CHANDALAR
D.O.T. CAMP...INIAKUK LAKE
431 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         20           20           20           30
TEMP (24H TREND)      37-47 (+3)   68-78 (-4)   40-50        63-73
RH % (24H TREND)      62-77 (+1)   25-40 (+4)   64-79        29-44
20FTWND(MPH)          E 8-15       S 4-8        SW 6-15      E 4-8
CWR                   5            0            0            20
LAL                   2            2            2            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT...SUN...SUN NIGHT AND MON.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 37 TO
47. HIGHS 63 TO 73. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO
49. HIGHS 59 TO 69. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 59 TO 69.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ219-241845-
UPPER KOYUKUK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ALLAKAKET...HUGHES...BETTLES...CARIBOU MOUNTAIN...
GOBBLERS KNOB
431 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      41-51 (+2)   60-70 (-10)  35-45        58-68
RH % (24H TREND)      57-72 (+4)   25-38 (+9)   66-81        28-39
20FTWND(MPH)          SE 7-11      W 5-9        W 3-7        W 3-7
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 59 TO 69. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO 49.
HIGHS 60 TO 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 62 TO 72. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ220-241845-
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...STEVENS
VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...CIRCLE HOT
SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
431 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM AKDT SUNDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220...

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            10           30
TEMP (24H TREND)      36-46 (-2)   71-81 (-6)   39-49        65-75
RH % (24H TREND)      48-63 (-4)   15-30 (+4)   59-74        27-42
20FTWND(MPH)          E 7-11 G19   W 4-8        W 6-10       W 4-8 G19
CWR                   0            0            0            10
LAL                   2            2            2            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE BORDER.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 47.
HIGHS 65 TO 75. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO
47. HIGHS 62 TO 72. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 63 TO 73. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ221-241845-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...MANLEY HOT
SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
431 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 221...

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            30           0            30
TEMP (24H TREND)      43-52 (-1)   62-72 (-9)   38-48        57-67
RH % (24H TREND)      46-61 (+9)   24-35 (+7)   53-68        25-37
20FTWND(MPH)          S 8-12       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW 4-8
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 47.
HIGHS 59 TO 69. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 60 TO 70.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 64 TO 74. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ222-241845-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...CHENA
HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
431 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 222...

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            50
TEMP (24H TREND)      39-49 (-3)   64-74 (-12)  41-51        55-65
RH % (24H TREND)      39-54 (+2)   18-33 (+11)  51-66        23-38
20FTWND(MPH)          S 7-11 G17   SW 6-10      SW 6-10      W 6-10
CWR                   0            0            0            40
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 58 TO 68. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 60 TO 70.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 64 TO 74.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ223-241845-
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
INCLUDING...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...HARDING/BIRCH
LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE
431 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SUNDAY FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            40
TEMP (24H TREND)      37-47 (-6)   66-76 (-11)  44-50        57-67
RH % (24H TREND)      39-54 (+11)  16-31 (+9)   57-72        27-37
20FTWND(MPH)          S 8-12 G28   W 5-15G22    W 5-15       W 6-15
CWR                   0            0            0            30
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 41 TO 49.
HIGHS 57 TO 67. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS 59 TO 69. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS 63 TO 73.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ224-241845-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
431 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SUNDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         20           20            30           40
TEMP (24H TREND)      33-43 (-5)   78-88 (-7)   40-50        66-76
RH % (24H TREND)      48-63 (0)    13-28 (+3)   63-78        22-37
20FTWND(MPH)          S 7-11       W 6-10       W 9-13 G19   W 8-12 G17
CWR                   5            5            0            20
LAL                   2            2            2            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR EAGLE TONIGHT AND SUN.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS 66 TO 76. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45.
HIGHS 60 TO 70. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS 63 TO 73. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ225-241845-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...HEALY...DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...
KANTISHNA
431 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         30           30           40           50
TEMP (24H TREND)      40-50 (0)    60-70 (-13)  40-47        53-63
RH % (24H TREND)      55-70 (+15)  23-38 (+12)  70-85        26-41
20FTWND(MPH)          S 12-16 G30  N 5-15       S 6-10 G17   W 7-11 G19
CWR                   0            10           10           20
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 46.
HIGHS 55 TO 65. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 57 TO 67. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 60 TO 70.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ226-241845-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...TRIMS
CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
431 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SUNDAY FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            40           50
TEMP (24H TREND)      35-45 (-2)   65-75 (-11)  37-47        56-66
RH % (24H TREND)      37-52 (+2)   13-28 (+7)   65-80        24-39
20FTWND(MPH)          S 10-14 G30  SW 10-25     W 6-15 G25   W 6-10 G18
CWR                   0            0            0            40
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45.
HIGHS 56 TO 66. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS 55 TO 65. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS 60 TO 70.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

JK/RF MAY 15


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