Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 222348
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
348 PM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...THIS EVENING WILL BE THE LAST DAY FOR CONVECTION
AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE EXITS TO THE EAST AND AN UPPER
LEVEL RIDGE BUILDS OVERHEAD. DRY AND WARM CONDITIONS WILL
DOMINATE MOST OF SOUTHCENTRAL ON SATURDAY. HOWEVER...A COUPLE
OF STORM SYSTEMS CURRENTLY OVER THE ALEUTIANS AND NORTH PACIFIC
WILL BRING WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINS TO THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH AREAS OF RAIN LIKELY LINGERING INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.


AKZ101-231800-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
348 PM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      30           0            30           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   48 (+4)      63 (+1)      48           58
RH % (24H TREND)   100 (0)      46-68 (-8)   98           59-66
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SE 5-15      SE 10-28     SE 17-27
CWR                20           0            0            40
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            20           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   50 (0)       68 (+1)      50           62
RH % (24H TREND)   98 (+1)      55-61 (-2)   89-96        55-62
20FTWND(MPH)       W 1-5        W 2-10       S 1-19       SE 1-19
CWR                0            0            0            30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-231800-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
348 PM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        NONE         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      30           0            20           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   48 (+1)      63 (+2)      48           59
RH % (24H TREND)   100 (0)      51-67 (-6)   89-98        47-67
20FTWND(MPH)       W 2-7        SW 2-7       S 3-8        SE 6-17
CWR                20           0            0            30
LAL                2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      20           0            20           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   50 (0)       68 (+1)      51           63
RH % (24H TREND)   90-100 (0)   51-58 (-1)   83-98        49-58
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 1-6       SW 2-7       S 1-7        SE 1-17
CWR                10           0            0            20
LAL                2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-231800-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
348 PM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      20           0            40           90
TEMP (24H TREND)   47 (0)       66 (0)       50           60
RH % (24H TREND)   100 (+1)     53-62 (-1)   98           55-64
20FTWND(MPH)       W 3-5        NW 3-5       NE 2-9       E 7-17
CWR                0            0            10           50
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            50           90
TEMP (24H TREND)   49 (+1)      59-65 (-1)   52           61
RH % (24H TREND)   100 (+3)     61-71 (-1)   98           59-73
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 5-10      NW 3-5       NW 1-8       NE 6-13
CWR                0            0            20           60
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-231800-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
348 PM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      30           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   43 (-2)      63-69 (+3)   43           57-63
RH % (24H TREND)   89-99 (+2)   34-47 (-3)   84-98        39-49
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 3-7       S 2-7        S 3-8        SE 4-14
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE TALKEETNA MOUNTAINS
AND ALASKA RANGE THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-231800-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
348 PM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      30           20           20           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   40-46 (-1)   55-65 (+3)   46           51-61
RH % (24H TREND)   100 (+5)     50-69 (+2)   99           51-76
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 3-8       SW 1-7       SW 2-5       SE 3-12
CWR                20           0            0            0
LAL                2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        TSTMS        NONE         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      30           0            30           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   48 (0)       67 (+1)      50           60
RH % (24H TREND)   100 (+1)     54-63 (-2)   100          58-72
20FTWND(MPH)       S 4-7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S 0-8
CWR                20           0            0            20
LAL                2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$


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