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FNAK51 PAFC 042328
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
328 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A FRONT ALONG THE COAST DIMINISHES OVERNIGHT AND IS FOLLOWED BY
ANOTHER FRONT MOVING INTO THE SOUTHERN GULF EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING. THIS SECOND FRONT WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF GUSTY WINDS
AND RAIN TO THE COASTAL AREAS ON THURSDAY WITH RAIN SPREADING
INLAND THURSDAY NIGHT. ONLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED AS
THE SYSTEM WEAKENS RAPIDLY AS IT MOVES OVER LAND. ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED RAIN CHANCES CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY AS ANOTHER SURFACE
LOW DEVELOPS SOUTH OF KODIAK ISLAND.

AKZ101-051745-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
328 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           50           70           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   35 (-1)      47 (+1)      34           47
RH % (24H TREND)   73-84 (+5)   48-66 (0)    77-84        55-75
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 14-31     E 16-36      SE 13-33     SE 10-24
CWR                10           20           40           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           40           60           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   38 (0)       54 (0)       39           54
RH % (24H TREND)   77 (-2)      38-47 (0)    75           42-50
20FTWND(MPH)       E 4-21       E 5-25       E 5-23       SE 6-17
CWR                10           10           30           20
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS ACROSS SOUTH AND WEST ANCHORAGE DURING
THE AFTERNOON AND EVENINGS.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-051745-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
328 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      50           40           60           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   33 (-1)      43-50 (+1)   33           42-49
RH % (24H TREND)   77-84 (+5)   42-55 (0)    77-84        49-64
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 2-10      E 4-11       E 6-10       S 5-7
CWR                20           10           30           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           30           60           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   37 (0)       56 (0)       38           55
RH % (24H TREND)   70-77 (-2)   34-40 (0)    67-74        39-45
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 2-12  G25 E 3-16 G25   E 3-14  G25  S 3-15
CWR                20           0            20           20
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...GUSTS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING ALONG THE KNIK RIVER VALLEY.

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

$$

AKZ121-051745-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
328 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      40           60           70           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   37 (-2)      45-52 (-1)   36           46-53
RH % (24H TREND)   75-87 (+3)   44-59 (0)    76-86        48-62
20FTWND(MPH)       E 10-20      E 14-23      NE 13-18 G26 S 1-6
CWR                10           20           40           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      30           70           80           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   38 (-1)      52 (-1)      38           52
RH % (24H TREND)   75-86 (-1)   43-58 (0)    76-84        52-67
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 6-16 G24  E 13-23 G32  NE 15-23 G32 W 1-6
CWR                10           30           60           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

AKZ125-051745-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
328 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      80           90           100          80
TEMP (24H TREND)   36 (-1)      41-47 (+1)   33-36        42-48
RH % (24H TREND)   89-99 (0)    65-88 (0)    89-99        69-90
20FTWND(MPH)       E 13-24      E 14-24      E 11-21      SE 2-9
CWR                50           60           80           50
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      100          90           100          90
TEMP (24H TREND)   33-40 (0)    40-46 (0)    32-39        46
RH % (24H TREND)   93-99 (0)    77-92 (0)    99           76-91
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 9-22      E 14-26      E 13-24      E 4-7
CWR                80           80           90           60
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-051745-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
328 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      40           0            80           80
TEMP (24H TREND)   30 (-1)      43-51 (+1)   30           44-52
RH % (24H TREND)   77-85 (-1)   34-49 (0)    77-86        37-56
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 4-11      SE 4-12      E 6-11       S 2-13
CWR                20           0            40           50
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-051745-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
328 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN/SNOW    RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      40           40           50           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   30 (-2)      43-49 (+1)   30           47
RH % (24H TREND)   80-90 (0)    42-57 (0)    83-90        51-69
20FTWND(MPH)       E 1-7        E 4-11       NE 6-13      SW 2-7
CWR                10           10           20           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      30           40           70           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   35 (0)       58 (+1)      36           54
RH % (24H TREND)   73-83 (-10)  34-41 (0)    73-82        40-49
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 1-6       NE 2-10      NE 5-13      SW 1-8
CWR                0            10           30           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

AKZ171-051745-
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY
328 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      60           100          60           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   36 (0)       47 (0)       37           45-51
RH % (24H TREND)   91-97 (0)    58-78 (0)    89-98        64-89
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 2-9       NE 25-31     E 9-19       LGT/VAR
CWR                20           80           30           20
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      60           100          70           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   38 (+1)      47 (-1)      39           50
RH % (24H TREND)   91-97 (0)    65-78 (0)    91-98        72-83
20FTWND(MPH)       W 2-10       NE 21-36 G42 E 8-22 G31   E 3-9
CWR                20           80           30           20
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$



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