Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 202353
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
353 PM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A LOW IN THE GULF WILL DRIFT SOUTH AND WEAKEN TONIGHT...WITH
DIMINISHING WINDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES IN
THE 20 PERCENT RANGE ACROSS THE MATANUSKA VALLEY WILL RECOVER
ABOVE 60 PERCENT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE MAINLAND
THROUGH THE WEEK...BRINGING CONTINUED DRY AND WARM CONDITIONS.
RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL DROP NEAR 30 PERCENT DURING THE
DAYTIME ACROSS MATANUSKA VALLEY...BUT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
REMAIN BELOW CRITICAL LEVELS.

FOR KODIAK ISLAND...PERIODIC RAIN SHOWERS WILL IMPACT THE AREA
THROUGH TUESDAY.

AKZ111-211815-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
353 PM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   30 (0)       49 (-3)      30           43-49
RH % (24H TREND)   79-89 (+20)  32-52 (+5)   75-89        35-49
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   27-33 (+4)   55 (-2)      33           55
RH % (24H TREND)   82-91 (+10)  27-37 (+5)   82-91        27-37
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 1-9 G25   LGT/VAR      E 2-5        LGT/VAR
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS OUT OF THE KNIK VALLEY WILL DIMINISH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

AKZ121-211815-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
353 PM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   33 (+2)      48-54 (-2)   32           46-53
RH % (24H TREND)   83-98 (+17)  37-46 (+1)   81-97        37-48
20FTWND(MPH)       E 5-10       LGT/VAR      E 1-6        E 4-6
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      10           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   35 (+2)      52 (-2)      35           52
RH % (24H TREND)   83-95 (+15)  36-50 (+3)   81-94        37-53
20FTWND(MPH)       E 8-15 G23   NE 2-6       NE 2-9       NE 3-12
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

AKZ171-211815-
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY
353 PM AKDT SUN APR 20 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      60           30           20           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   38 (+1)      40-50 (-2)   37           38-48
RH % (24H TREND)   87-95 (+2)   41-59 (-4)   87-95        48-65
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 13-18     E 14-19      E 18-24      E 24-28
CWR                20           10           0            10
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      60           30           20           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   39 (0)       49 (-2)      39           47
RH % (24H TREND)   88-95 (+4)   40-68 (+7)   88-95        49-70
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 16-26 G37 E 15-20      E 16-25      E 24-27
CWR                20           10           0            10
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$



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