Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 270001
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
401 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A FRONT WILL MOVE INLAND TONIGHT. MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL
FOLLOW THROUGH FRI NIGHT AND KEEP RH VALUES MOIST. RAIN SHOWERS
WITH SOME OVERNIGHT SNOW ESPECIALLY AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS WILL
PERSIST THROUGH FRI NIGHT. THE NEXT FRONT THAT MOVES TO THE NORTH
GULF COAST WITH OVERNIGHT SNOW AND DAYTIME RAIN FOR HIGHER
ELEVATIONS AS WELL AS THE WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA. THE REST OF
THE AREA WILL REMAIN FREE OF PRECIPITATION AND RH VALUES WILL BE HIGH.

AKZ101-271830-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
401 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SNOW SHOWERS SNOW/RAIN SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      70           50           30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   31 (-3)      42 (-5)      27           41
RH % (24H TREND)   85-93 (+7)   56-70 (+18)  86-93        62-72
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 26-44     E 12-19      E 11-15      NE 4-7
CWR                40           20           10           0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SNOW SHOWERS NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      50           30           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   33 (+2)      46 (-3)      30           46
RH % (24H TREND)   81-87 (+9)   46-54 (+9)   86           50-59
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 10-32     E 6-14       E 7-12       NE 5-10
CWR                20           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-271830-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
401 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW/RAIN    SHOWERS      SNOW         SNOW SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      70           50           30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   22-33 (-2)   37-43 (-4)   19-25        42
RH % (24H TREND)   76-90 (+20)  50-57 (+12)  79-88        54-63
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 8-20      SE 6-13      E 5-12       NE 3-5
CWR                40           20           10           0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      50           30           0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   34 (-1)      48 (-2)      30           47
RH % (24H TREND)   72-82 (+20)  43-50 (+12)  75-82        46-54
20FTWND(MPH)       E 11-22      E 6-9        E 6-9        NE 4-16
CWR                10           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-271830-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
401 PM AKDT THU MAR 26 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW/RAIN    SHOWERS      SNOW         SNOW/RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      70           50           40           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   31 (-3)      45 (-3)      29           40-47
RH % (24H TREND)   76-90 (0)    45-61 (+6)   78-88        52-66
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 11-19     E 8-14       E 7-13       NE 9-14
CWR                40           20           20           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      60           60           40           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   34 (-3)      47 (-2)      33           47
RH % (24H TREND)   75-88 (+6)   47-60 (+5)   77-85        52-65
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 9-20 G28  E 6-14       E 6-12       NE 17-26
CWR                20           30           0            40
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$


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