Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
149 PM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.DISCUSSION...MINIMUM RH`S WILL REMAIN ABOVE 40 PERCENT THROUGH
SUNDAY AND TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN COOL.

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE SOUTH CHUKCHI SEA THROUGH THE
BERING STRAIT TO WEST OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND WILL MOVE SLOWLY EAST.
THE TROUGH AXIS WILL EXTEND FROM THE CENTRAL BROOKS RANGE TO UNALAKLEET
TO WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND SATURDAY AFTERNOON. AN UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL
DEVELOP ON THE SOUTHERN END OF THE TROUGH AND BE JUST NORTH OF BRISTOL
BAY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

WETTING RAINS WILL BE AHEAD OF THE UPPER LEVEL TROUGH AXIS. FOR TONIGHT
THE WETTING RAINS WILL BE OVER MUCH OF THE SEWARD PENINSULA AND WESTERN
INTERIOR WITH AREAS TO THE NORTH DRY. BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON THE WETTING
RAINS WILL BE EAST OF NORTON SOUND. BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON THE RAIN WILL
BE EAST OF THE WESTERN INTERIOR ZONES.

A SURFACE COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THE UPPER LEVEL TROUGH EXTENDS
FROM WEST OF BARTER ISLAND ACROSS THE CENTRAL BROOKS RANGE TO NORTH OF
UNALAKLEET AND WEST TO BETWEEN GAMBELL AND SAVOONGA. THE FRONT WILL
MOVE SLOWLY EAST AND SOUTH THROUGH THE WEEKEND. AT 4AM AKDT SUNDAY THE
FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM MACKENZIE BAY TO SOUTH OF BETTLES TO ANVIK AND
SOUTH TO BRISTOL BAY. SOUTHWEST WINDS WITH GUSTS 25 TO 35 MPH WILL BE
AHEAD OF THE FRONT. WINDS AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL SHIFT AND BECOME
NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

EXTENDED OUTLOOK...A MAINLY DRY PATTERN IS EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AND THEN A TROUGH WILL DEVELOP OVER THE EASTERN BERING SEA
AND MOVE EAST TO THE WEST COAST WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

AKZ208-301600-
LOWER KOBUK AND NOATAK VALLEYS-
INCLUDING...NOATAK...KIANA...RED DOG MINE
149 PM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         20           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      29-39 (-3)   45-55 (+5)   25-35        52-62
RH % (24H TREND)      91-100 (0)   ABV 40 (-10) 83-98        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          NW 6-10 G18  NW 5-9  G18  NW 7-11 G18  LGT/VAR
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO 43.
HIGHS 58 TO 68. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS
58 TO 68. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ209-301600-
BALDWIN PENINSULA AND SELAWIK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...KOTZEBUE...SELAWIK...NOORVIK
149 PM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         30           10           0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      39-46 (-2)   50-58 (+4)   36-44        51-61
RH % (24H TREND)      100 (+3)     ABV 40 (-10) 85-95        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          NW 4-8 G20   NW 6-10 G22  NW 8-12 G25  W 6-10
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 46 TO
52. HIGHS 59 TO 69. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 48 TO 56.
HIGHS 59 TO 69. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 47 TO 56.
HIGHS 57 TO 67. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ210-301600-
NORTHERN AND INTERIOR SEWARD PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...BUCKLAND...DEERING...CANDLE...COUNCIL...HAYCOCK...
PILGRIM SPRINGS...SERPENTINE HOT SPRINGS...TAYLOR
149 PM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         80           40           0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      33-43 (-1)   48-58 (+7)   28-38        51-61
RH % (24H TREND)      86-100 (+3)  ABV 40 (-21) 78-93        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          NW 5-9 G20   N 9-13 G26   N 10-14 G26  NW 4-8
CWR                   60           10           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO
48. HIGHS 57 TO 67. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO 49.
HIGHS 57 TO 67. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 41 TO 51.
HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.

$$

AKZ212-301600-
EASTERN NORTON SOUND AND NULATO HILLS-
INCLUDING...UNALAKLEET...STEBBINS...ST MICHAEL...ELIM...KOYUK...
SHAKTOOLIK
149 PM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         100          100          60           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      40-50 (-1)   51-61 (+7)   35-45        55-65
RH % (24H TREND)      100 (+1)     ABV 40 (-15) 82-97        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 12-20 G28 NW 10-20     N 6-10 G20   N 8-12 G21
CWR                   90           70           40           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 55 TO 65. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 42 TO 52.
HIGHS 53 TO 63. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 50.
HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ214-301600-
YUKON DELTA-
INCLUDING...MOUNTAIN VILLAGE...EMMONAK...ALAKANUK...KOTLIK...
PILOT STATION...ST MARYS...SCAMMON BAY...MARSHALL...NUNAM IQUA...
PITKAS POINT
149 PM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         100          100          90           50
TEMP (24H TREND)      48-56 (+1)   51-60 (+2)   43-52        54-64
RH % (24H TREND)      100 (+1)     ABV 40 (+6)  83-97        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 15-25 G35 S 10-18 G25  NW 10-15 G22 N 12-16 G26
CWR                   20           90           70           10
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 42 TO 51.
HIGHS 57 TO 67. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
45 TO 53. HIGHS 57 TO 67. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 45 TO 53.
HIGHS 60 TO 70. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ215-301600-
LOWER YUKON VALLEY-
INCLUDING...RUSSIAN MISSION...GRAYLING...HOLY CROSS...SHAGELUK...
ANVIK...FLAT
149 PM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         80           100          100          60
TEMP (24H TREND)      45-55 (0)    51-61 (+2)   40-50        62-72
RH % (24H TREND)      100 (+3)     ABV 40 (0)   88-100       ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 10-14 G23 S 10-15 G25  S 6-10 G17   N 5-10
CWR                   20           100          70           30
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO
49. HIGHS 62 TO 72. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
43 TO 53. HIGHS 59 TO 69. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
40 TO 50. HIGHS 61 TO 71. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ216-301600-
LOWER KOYUKUK AND MIDDLE YUKON VALLEYS-
INCLUDING...GALENA...NULATO...HUSLIA...KALTAG...RUBY...KOYUKUK
149 PM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         100          90           90           30
TEMP (24H TREND)      38-48 (+1)   51-61 (+5)   34-44        63-73
RH % (24H TREND)      100 (+2)     ABV 40 (-14) 78-93        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 8-12 G25  SW 5-10 G17  N 4-8        LGT/VAR
CWR                   100          80           80           10
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 46.
HIGHS 63 TO 73. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
42 TO 52. HIGHS 62 TO 72. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 50.
HIGHS 63 TO 73. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ217-301600-
UPPER KOBUK AND NOATAK VALLEYS-
INCLUDING...AMBLER...SHUNGNAK...KOBUK
149 PM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         30           20           0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      29-39 (0)    52-62 (+10)  27-37        56-66
RH % (24H TREND)      84-99 (+2)   ABV 40 (-7)  77-92        38-53
20FTWND(MPH)          W 3-8 G15    NW 3-8       NW 3-7       LGT/VAR
CWR                   10           0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO
41. HIGHS 62 TO 72. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 47.
HIGHS 62 TO 72. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45.
HIGHS 62 TO 72. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ227-301600-
UPPER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY-
INCLUDING...MCGRATH...NIKOLAI...TAKOTNA...FAREWELL LAKE
149 PM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         100          60           90           70
TEMP (24H TREND)      43-53 (-1)   50-60 (+1)   39-49        57-67
RH % (24H TREND)      87-100 (+6)  ABV 40 (-14) 92-100       ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 10-15 G25 SW 10-15 G25 SW 9-13 G24  S 3-7
CWR                   70           20           70           50
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 44.
HIGHS 59 TO 69. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 47.
HIGHS 59 TO 69. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO
44. HIGHS 64 TO 74. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

DA JUL 16


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