Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 281513
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
713 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A FRONT ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GULF MOVES TO THE NORTHERN GULF THIS
AFTERNOON. GUSTY WINDS DEVELOP ACROSS CHANNELED TERRAIN ALONG
EAST TO WEST ORIENTED GAPS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
OVERNIGHT. RAIN IS EXPECTED TO BE HEAVIEST ALONG THE GULF COAST
LOCATIONS WITH ISOLATED TO SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS INLAND. THE
FRONT WEAKENS EARLY FRIDAY AS IT PUSHES NORTH...WITH LINGERING
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING ALONG A WEAK FRONT
STRETCHING ACROSS THE SUSITNA AND COPPER RIVER VALLEYS.

AKZ101-290615-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
713 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      50           50           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   46-53 (+4)   36 (+2)      42-49
RH % (24H TREND)   46-62 (+17)  82-90 (+3)   51-69
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 12-27     E 16-36      SE 16-28
CWR                20           20           20
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      30           30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   59 (+3)      40 (+3)      55
RH % (24H TREND)   36-44 (+9)   81 (-1)      39-48
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 6-20      E 12-28      SE 11-22
CWR                10           10           0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS ACROSS SOUTH AND WEST ANCHORAGE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-290615-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
713 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           50           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   46-53 (+2)   36 (+2)      44-50
RH % (24H TREND)   39-51 (+14)  74-84 (+5)   39-53
20FTWND(MPH)       E 5-25       E 6-20       S 9-14
CWR                20           20           20
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           40           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   61 (+3)      40 (+3)      57
RH % (24H TREND)   31-37 (+6)   69-79 (+2)   32-38
20FTWND(MPH)       E 5-25       E 6-25       SE 8-14
CWR                10           10           0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS ACROSS THE KNIK RIVER VALLEY.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-290615-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
713 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      60           50           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   47-55 (+1)   37 (0)       45-53
RH % (24H TREND)   43-59 (+9)   87 (+2)      43-59
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 11-14     E 10-14      SE 9-15
CWR                30           30           30
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      70           60           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   47-55 (0)    40 (0)       46-52
RH % (24H TREND)   44-59 (+9)   86 (+6)      45-62
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 11-19     E 10-15 G23  E 5-15
CWR                30           30           30
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ125-290615-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
713 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      100          80           80
TEMP (24H TREND)   41-50 (+3)   35 (-1)      39-48
RH % (24H TREND)   62-84 (+10)  86-100 (0)   63-86
20FTWND(MPH)       E 8-14       E 10-17      E 10-15
CWR                90           70           60
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      100          90           90
TEMP (24H TREND)   42-48 (+1)   34-40 (-1)   45
RH % (24H TREND)   69-84 (+9)   86-97 (0)    69-85
20FTWND(MPH)       E 10-25      E 10-16      E 9-13
CWR                90           70           70
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-290615-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
713 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      0            40           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   48-54 (+4)   33 (+2)      45-51
RH % (24H TREND)   29-45 (+6)   74-83 (+6)   34-51
20FTWND(MPH)       E 5-13       SE 6-14      S 8-19
CWR                0            20           20
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-290615-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
713 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      0            40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   46-52 (+3)   34 (+2)      43-49
RH % (24H TREND)   40-56 (+11)  75-87 (0)    45-61
20FTWND(MPH)       E 5-10       E 5-10       S 4-11
CWR                0            10           10
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      0            30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   59 (+4)      37 (+2)      55
RH % (24H TREND)   32-40 (+3)   74-80 (-1)   32-42
20FTWND(MPH)       N 4-11       E 4-11       S 6-11
CWR                0            0            10
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ171-290615-
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY
713 AM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      100          70           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   47-54 (+6)   35 (-2)      45-51
RH % (24H TREND)   66-84 (+2)   91-100 (0)   62-85
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 4-9       SW 7-11      SE 14-19
CWR                80           40           30
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      100          70           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   51 (+5)      39 (-2)      49
RH % (24H TREND)   71-80 (-1)   87-94 (0)    65-78
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 6-14      SW 6-15      SE 12-20
CWR                80           40           30
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$



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