Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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Spot Forecast for 292 Boulder Creek...Alaska Fire Service
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
747 AM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 AKDT on July 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...The passage of a weather front last night has stabilized
the atmosphere in the area for today. A ridge of surface high pressure
will build to the east of the fire area today over far northeastern Alaska
and western Canada, which will move east tonight. A weather front will
approach the fire area late tonight and then move over area Saturday. This
front will bring increased cloud coverage, scattered rain showers
Saturday afternoon, and gusty winds.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent). Patchy fog in the
                    morning. Slight chance of rain in the morning.
CWR.................4 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....Around 58.
Min humidity........45 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                    south 8 to 12 mph in the afternoon.
Ridgetop wind.......Northeast 10 mph becoming southeast.
Mixing height.......1900-3600 ft AGL increasing to 6000 ft AGL late
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 6 mph.
INVERSION BURNOFF...10 AM AKDT.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....Around 48.
Max humidity........72 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 9 to 12 mph.
Ridgetop wind.......Southwest around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL decreasing to 300-400 ft AGL in the
                    late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 11 mph.
INVERSION SETUP.....After Midnight.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent) then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Scattered rain
                    showers in the afternoon.
CWR.................1 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....Around 67.
Min humidity........45 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
Ridgetop wind.......West around 20 mph.
Mixing height.......400 ft AGL increasing to 5300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
INVERSION BURNOFF...10 AM AKDT.

$$
Forecaster...TARDIF-HUBER
Requested by...AFS-UYT
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1712013.17/AFG



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