Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
801 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.DISCUSSION...A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE LIES FROM MACKENZIE BAY
YUKON TO BETTLES TO GALENA TO ST MARYS TODAY AND WILL REMAIN
STATIONARY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD OVER THE COPPER RIVER BASIN AND EASTERN INTERIOR ALONG THE
ALCAN BORDER. THE THERMAL TROUGH WILL REDEVELOP ALONG THE NORTH
SLOPES OF THE ALASKA RANGE FRIDAY.

AKZ221-040200-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
801 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         50           50           20
TEMP (24H TREND)      47-57 (-2)   24-34 (-1)   48-58
RH % (24H TREND)      34-49 (+8)   72-87 (0)    30-42
20FTWND(MPH)          S 4-8        S 3-7        S 3-7
CWR                   30           20           5
LAL                   2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND TONIGHT. HIGHEST CWR
EAST OF MANLEY HOT SPRINGS.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 23 TO 33. HIGHS
49 TO 59. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25 TO 35. HIGHS 52 TO 62. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 25 TO 35. HIGHS
49 TO 59. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ222-040200-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
801 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         50           30           10
TEMP (24H TREND)      46-56 (-2)   26-36 (-2)   48-58
RH % (24H TREND)      39-54 (+7)   78-93 (0)    29-44
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 5-9       S 6-10 G17   SW 4-8
CWR                   30           5            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE HILLS NORTH
OF FAIRBANKS TODAY. HIGHEST CWR TODAY SOUTH OF FOX.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25 TO 35. HIGHS 49 TO 59. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 26 TO 36.
HIGHS 53 TO 63. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 28 TO 38. HIGHS
50 TO 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ223-040200-
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
INCLUDING...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE
801 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         60           10           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      45-55 (+1)   28-36 (-3)   47-57
RH % (24H TREND)      36-51 (+9)   75-90 (0)    25-35
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 4-8       S 5-9 G17    SW 4-8
CWR                   40           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...HIGHEST CWR WEST OF DELTA JUNCTION.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 27 TO 37. HIGHS 49 TO 59. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 30 TO 39.
HIGHS 53 TO 63. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO 39. HIGHS
51 TO 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ224-040200-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
801 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         70           30           20
TEMP (24H TREND)      45-55 (0)    17-27 (-3)   45-55
RH % (24H TREND)      30-43 (+8)   75-90 (0)    24-39
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 6-10 G21  SW 6-10 G20  SW 6-10 G18
CWR                   30           5            0
LAL                   2            2            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY...TONIGHT AND WED NORTH OF
CHICKEN. HIGHEST CWR FROM CHICKEN NORTH. STRONGEST WIND GUSTS IN
THE UPPER YUKON VALLEY.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16 TO 26. HIGHS 49 TO 59. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 17 TO 27. HIGHS 52 TO 62. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
21 TO 31. HIGHS 49 TO 59. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ225-040200-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...HEALY...DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...
KANTISHNA
801 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         40           10           20
TEMP (24H TREND)      45-55 (-3)   18-28 (-3)   46-56
RH % (24H TREND)      30-42 (+5)   78-93 (+4)   27-42
20FTWND(MPH)          S 6-10 G21   S 7-11 G24   S 6-10 G20
CWR                   5            0            0
LAL                   1            1            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WED. STRONGEST WIND GUSTS
NEAR ALASKA RANGE PASSES.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 16 TO 26. HIGHS 47 TO 57. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS 21 TO 31. HIGHS 51 TO 61. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 21 TO
31. HIGHS 48 TO 58. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ226-040200-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...
TRIMS CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
801 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         50           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-52 (-2)   11-21 (-2)   44-54
RH % (24H TREND)      30-45 (+4)   75-90 (+7)   26-41
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 7-11 G24  S 7-11 G24   S 6-10 G22
CWR                   20           5            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...HIGHEST CWR WEST OF THE TOK CUTOFF. STRONGEST WIND
GUSTS NEAR ALASKA RANGE PASSES WEST OF THE TOK CUTOFF.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 9 TO 19. HIGHS 46 TO 56. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 16 TO 26. HIGHS 49 TO 59. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
16 TO 26. HIGHS 47 TO 57. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

SDB MAY 16


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