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FNAK71 PAFC 231437
FWSAER

SPOT FORECAST FOR STEAMBOAT CREEK...AKDOF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
637 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2003 AKDT ON JULY 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

LIGHT RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO BE OBSERVED THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS
BEFORE MID-LEVEL AND UPPER LEVEL FLOW SHIFTS TO THE NORTHEAST AND
RAINFALL WILL BECOME MORE SHOWERY IN NATURE AS IT STRUGGLES TO
PUSH OVER THE WRANGELL MOUNTAINS. LOW PRESSURE IN THE GULF OF ALASKA
WILL BRING OUTFLOW WINDS TO THE FIRE THIS AFTERNOON AS WINDS SHIFT
TO THE NORTH AT 10 TO 15 MPH. THESE NORTHERLY WINDS WILL BE SHORT
LIVED AND WILL BECOME LIGHT TONIGHT BEFORE BECOMING GUSTY FROM THE
SOUTHEAST ON SUNDAY. CHANCES FOR WETTING RAIN WILL BE THE HIGHEST
ON SUNDAY AS SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW SHOULD USHER MOISTURE INTO THE VALLEY.
HIGH CHANCES FOR WETTING RAINS WILL ALSO CONTINUE INTO MONDAY AND
TUESDAY WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES HOVERING AROUND 60 TO 70 PERCENT
EACH AFTERNOON.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). LIGHT RAIN IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 8 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................70 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 6800 TO 7500 FT DURING THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 15 TO 21 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WIND 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
CWR.................100 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 1000 TO 1300 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 4 TO 8 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH
                    BY LATE MORNING. GUSTS TO 25 MPH DEVELOPING
                    DURING THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................100 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 4800 TO 5200 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 18 TO 23 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MCLAY
REQUESTED BY...COPPER RIVER FORESTRY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160722.STEAM.01/AER



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