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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
221 PM AKDT MON AUG 3 2015

.DISCUSSION....A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD INTO
OVER SOUTHWEST ALASKA TODAY...SHIFTING EASTWARD INTO THE SOUTH
CENTRAL INTERIOR BY TUESDAY. DECREASING CLOUDS ARE EXPECTED OVER
WEST AND SOUTHWEST ALASKA WITH A DRYING AND WARMING TREND OVER THE
NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. WESTERN INTERIOR CAN EXPECT ANOTHER INCREASE
OF 3 TO 5F DEGREE INCREASE ON MAX TEMPERATURES TOMORROW. MIN RH
VALUES WILL AVERAGE 40 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON WITH AVERAGE OF 5
PERCENT DECREASE ON TOMORROW AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY
NEAR THE BROOKS RANGE THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON DUE TO A THERMAL
TROUGH CENTERED OVER THE EASTERN PART OF THE RANGE. A SERIES OF
WEATHER SYSTEM PASSING ALONG THE ARCTIC COAST WILL BRING WEAKENING
FRONTAL BOUNDARIES THROUGH NORTHWEST ALASKA...WITH SCATTERED TO
ISOLATED SHOWERS EXPECTED THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A THERMAL TROUGH WILL
STRENGTHEN AGAIN BY WEDNESDAY WITH A RENEWED CHANCE OF ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS UPPER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY.

AKZ208-041630-
LOWER KOBUK AND NOATAK VALLEYS-
INCLUDING...NOATAK...KIANA...RED DOG MINE
221 PM AKDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            30           30           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-52 (-1)   59-69 (-6)   36-46        50-60
RH % (24H TREND)      91-100 (+4)  ABV 40 (-4)  84-97        38-53
20FTWND(MPH)          W 4-8 G15    N 4-8        N 8-12 G18   N 11-15
CWR                   0            10           10           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS 52 TO 62.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS
52 TO 62. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 44.
HIGHS 51 TO 61. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ209-041630-
BALDWIN PENINSULA AND SELAWIK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...KOTZEBUE...SELAWIK...NOORVIK
221 PM AKDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      48-55 (0)    60-70 (0)    46-52        53-60
RH % (24H TREND)      88-99 (+4)   ABV 40 (0)   85-92        38-53
20FTWND(MPH)          W 3-7        W 6-10       W 9-13       N 8-12
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 50. HIGHS 53 TO 62. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 43 TO 50.
HIGHS 55 TO 62. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 44 TO 49.
HIGHS 54 TO 62. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ210-041630-
NORTHERN AND INTERIOR SEWARD PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...BUCKLAND...DEERING...CANDLE...COUNCIL...HAYCOCK...
PILGRIM SPRINGS...SERPENTINE HOT SPRINGS...TAYLOR
221 PM AKDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      43-51 (+2)   58-68 (+2)   39-49        52-62
RH % (24H TREND)      83-98 (+1)   ABV 40 (-3)  83-97        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 4-8       N 3-7        N 8-12       NW 11-15 G20
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 54 TO 64.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45.
HIGHS 54 TO 64. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45.
HIGHS 52 TO 62. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ212-041630-
EASTERN NORTON SOUND AND NULATO HILLS-
INCLUDING...UNALAKLEET...STEBBINS...ST MICHAEL...ELIM...KOYUK...
SHAKTOOLIK
221 PM AKDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      44-52 (+2)   58-68 (+4)   42-51        58-68
RH % (24H TREND)      89-100 (+3)  ABV 40 (-2)  83-97        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          NW 6-10 G15  NW 3-7       NW 5-9       N 8-12
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 58 TO 68. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS
55 TO 65. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO 49.
HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ214-041630-
YUKON DELTA-
INCLUDING...MOUNTAIN VILLAGE...EMMONAK...ALAKANUK...KOTLIK...
PILOT STATION...ST MARYS...SCAMMON BAY...MARSHALL...NUNAM IQUA...
PITKAS POINT
221 PM AKDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      49 (+1)      64-74 (+1)   51           64-74
RH % (24H TREND)      86-100 (-1)  ABV 40 (-1)  86-97        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          NW 8-12      NW 7-11      NW 8-12      N 9-13
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS 64 TO 74. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 46 TO 53. HIGHS 57 TO 67. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 47 TO 53. HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ215-041630-
LOWER YUKON VALLEY-
INCLUDING...RUSSIAN MISSION...GRAYLING...HOLY CROSS...SHAGELUK...
ANVIK...FLAT
221 PM AKDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      44-53 (+1)   68-78 (+1)   53           65-75
RH % (24H TREND)      85-100 (+3)  38-53 (+9)   81-94        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          N 3-7        N 3-7        NW 5-9       N 4-8
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 65 TO 75. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 61 TO 71. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 61 TO 71. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ216-041630-
LOWER KOYUKUK AND MIDDLE YUKON VALLEYS-
INCLUDING...GALENA...NULATO...HUSLIA...KALTAG...RUBY...KOYUKUK
221 PM AKDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      45-55 (+2)   71-81 (+4)   43-53        64-74
RH % (24H TREND)      82-97 (0)    34-49 (-10)  79-94        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          W 5-11 G15   LGT/VAR      NW 3-7       NW 6-10
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 64 TO 74. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 61 TO 71. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO 49.
HIGHS 61 TO 71. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ217-041630-
UPPER KOBUK AND NOATAK VALLEYS-
INCLUDING...AMBLER...SHUNGNAK...KOBUK
221 PM AKDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            10           10
TEMP (24H TREND)      45-53 (0)    66-76 (-1)   34-44        54-64
RH % (24H TREND)      88-100 (+2)  38-53 (+1)   80-95        38-53
20FTWND(MPH)          W 5-12 G15   LGT/VAR      W 5-9        N 11-15 G30
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS 55 TO 65. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 47.
HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 44.
HIGHS 56 TO 66. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ227-041630-
UPPER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY-
INCLUDING...MCGRATH...NIKOLAI...TAKOTNA...FAREWELL LAKE
221 PM AKDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            20
TEMP (24H TREND)      48-55 (+2)   72-82 (+4)   49-56        65-75
RH % (24H TREND)      86-98 (-2)   35-50 (-4)   76-91        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          NW 3-7       LGT/VAR      N 3-7        NW 3-7
CWR                   0            0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            1            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WED AFTERNOON AND EVENING SOUTH OF MCGRATH.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 41 TO 51.
HIGHS 65 TO 75. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS 61 TO 71. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS 61 TO 71. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

MAK AUG 15


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