Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK52 PAFC 212346
FWFALU

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
346 PM AKDT MON JUL 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL WEAK SHORTWAVE WILL TRACK THROUGH THE SOUTHWEST
ALASKA REGION ACCOMPANIED BY CLOUDS AND SHOWERS THROUGH THIS
EVENING. BY TUESDAY AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL APPROACH THE
KUSKOKWIM DELTA. THIS DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE INTO THE LOWER
KUSKOKWIM VALLEY AND THE BRISTOL BAY REGION THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
THIS WILL BRING MORE CLOUDS AND RAIN TO THE AREA. THERE WILL BE
A BRIEF PERIOD OF DRIER CONDITIONS OVER THE KUSKOKWIM DELTA BY
WEDNESDAY MORNING DUE TO A UPPER LEVEL WEAK RIDGE. UPSTREAM THE
NEXT UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL DROP DOWN INTO THE
KUSKOKWIM DELTA BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND
OF RAIN.


AKZ152-221700-
LOWER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ANIAK...SLEETMUTE
346 PM AKDT MON JUL 21 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      30           70           80           80
TEMP (24H TREND)   51 (+6)      56-66 (-4)   50           53-60
RH % (24H TREND)   79-86 (-2)   43-66 (+15)  86-98        60-80
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 3-9       S 3-9        SW 2-8       SW 4-8
CWR                0            40           50           40
LAL                1            1            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF SLEETMUTE LATE
TUESDAY EVENING.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      30           60           80           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   53 (+8)      61-68 (-5)   52           61
RH % (24H TREND)   81-92 (0)    44-63 (+15)  97           60-74
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 6-11      SW 5-10      SW 4-10      SW 5-10
CWR                0            30           50           30
LAL                1            1            2            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ155-221700-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA-
INCLUDING...BETHEL...HOOPER BAY...NUNIVAK ISLAND
346 PM AKDT MON JUL 21 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      50           80           80           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   53 (+8)      60 (-5)      50           54
RH % (24H TREND)   96 (+2)      72-79 (+15)  98           67-76
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 10-15 G23 SW 9-12      SW 7-12      W 7-13
CWR                20           60           40           20
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      60           80           70           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   51 (+2)      57 (-3)      47           53
RH % (24H TREND)   97 (0)       88 (+4)      94           85
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 12-15     W 10-12      NW 11-15     SW 13-21 G30
CWR                30           60           40           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ161-221700-
BRISTOL BAY-
INCLUDING...KING SALMON...DILLINGHAM...NAKNEK...PILOT POINT
346 PM AKDT MON JUL 21 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      30           70           80           80
TEMP (24H TREND)   49 (+5)      56-63 (-8)   50           55-61
RH % (24H TREND)   84-95 (0)    54-71 (+22)  98           63-75
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 4-12      SW 5-10      SW 5-10      SW 3-8
CWR                0            40           60           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      50           80           80           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   51 (+3)      61 (-5)      51           55-61
RH % (24H TREND)   97 (+2)      68-80 (+17)  98           62-76
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 5-10      SW 8-15      SW 10-17     W 7-18
CWR                10           50           50           20
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$



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