Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 251435
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
635 AM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A SLOW-MOVING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL KEEP THE AREA UNDER CLOUDY
AND COOL CONDITIONS THROUGH THE START OF THE WEEKEND. ANCHORAGE...THE
MAT-SU VALLEY...AND THE NORTHWEST COPPER RIVER BASIN WILL SEE WIDESPREAD
WETTING RAINS CONTINUE TODAY. SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENTS REMAIN WEAK
AND WIND SPEEDS WILL BE UNUSUALLY LIGHT ACROSS THE ENTIRE FORECAST
AREA TODAY.

AKZ101-260430-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
635 AM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          60           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   53 (-11)     46 (-1)      56
RH % (24H TREND)   73-85 (+34)  100 (0)      56-67
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 1-8       NE 1-7       LGT/VAR
CWR                90           30           10
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          60           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   60 (-7)      51 (-2)      64
RH % (24H TREND)   66-72 (+19)  89-96 (0)    49-56
20FTWND(MPH)       N 2-7        NE 2-8       NW 3-5
CWR                90           30           10
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-260430-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
635 AM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          80           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   48-54 (-8)   45 (-2)      52-59
RH % (24H TREND)   75-85 (+26)  100 (0)      55-66
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
CWR                90           50           10
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          80           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   60 (-6)      51 (-2)      65
RH % (24H TREND)   57-70 (+14)  88-97 (0)    44-51
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W 3-5
CWR                90           40           10
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-260430-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
635 AM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      80           50           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   55-61 (-6)   48 (-2)      57-64
RH % (24H TREND)   64-71 (+12)  99 (0)       36-50
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      N 2-6        N 5-8
CWR                50           20           10
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      60           40           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   60 (-2)      50 (-1)      63
RH % (24H TREND)   68-78 (+3)   98 (0)       41-52
20FTWND(MPH)       W 4-7        N 4-8        N 6-9
CWR                20           10           0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ125-260430-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
635 AM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      90           60           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   48-57 (-9)   48 (-1)      49-58
RH % (24H TREND)   69-82 (+18)  100 (0)      56-71
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
CWR                70           30           10
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...HEAVIEST RAIN NORTH OF MOOSE PASS.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      90           60           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   50-56 (-6)   50 (-1)      52-58
RH % (24H TREND)   74-86 (+12)  100 (0)      66-79
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE 2-6
CWR                70           30           20
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...HEAVIEST RAIN NORTH OF MOOSE PASS.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-260430-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
635 AM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      80           60           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   54-61 (-6)   44 (-3)      57-63
RH % (24H TREND)   45-60 (+7)   88-96 (0)    38-53
20FTWND(MPH)       W 2-8        NW 2-10      LGT/VAR
CWR                60           40           20
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STEADIEST RAIN WEST OF GLENNALLEN.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-260430-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
635 AM AKDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          70           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   47-53 (-1)   41 (-3)      59
RH % (24H TREND)   58-76 (-14)  100 (0)      48-66
20FTWND(MPH)       N 2-7        N 3-7        N 3-5
CWR                80           30           0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          50           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   62 (+2)      43-49 (-4)   66
RH % (24H TREND)   36-60 (-28)  99 (0)       30-48
20FTWND(MPH)       N 3-8        N 3-7        N 3-5
CWR                70           20           0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. 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. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$



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