Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 192311
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
311 PM AKDT SAT APR 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO SOUTHERN ALASKA THROUGH EARLY NEXT
WEEK WITH GENERALLY DRY AND SUNNY CONDITIONS. RH VALUES WILL DROP
INTO THE 30S ACROSS THE MATANUSKA VALLEY AND WESTERN KENAI IN THE
LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS BEFORE RECOVERING ABOVE 60
PERCENT AT NIGHT. SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BRIEFLY INCREASE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON OUT OF THE KNIK RIVER VALLEY...BUT THEY ARE EXPECTED TO
REMAIN BELOW CRITICAL LEVELS. KODIAK ISLAND WILL SEE WIDESPREAD
WETTING RAINS CONTINUE THROUGH LATE TONIGHT BEFORE BECOMING MORE
SHOWERY ON SUNDAY.

AKZ111-201745-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
311 PM AKDT SAT APR 19 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        CLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   28 (-1)      44-51 (0)    30           44-51
RH % (24H TREND)   67-81 (+3)   29-50 (+5)   73-86        32-51
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   30 (+1)      55 (+2)      33           55
RH % (24H TREND)   70-89 (-6)   25-34 (-4)   77-89        29-37
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 2-6       SE 5-10G18   E 1-8        LGT/VAR
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE OUT OF THE KNIK RIVER
VALLEY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-201745-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
311 PM AKDT SAT APR 19 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   31 (-2)      53 (+1)      32           47-53
RH % (24H TREND)   83-94 (+7)   36-44 (0)    84-97        37-48
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 3-8       NE 6-10      E 6-10       LGT/VAR
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   31 (-4)      53 (+2)      34           52
RH % (24H TREND)   78-91 (+3)   33-45 (-3)   81-95        36-51
20FTWND(MPH)       N 8-13       NE 7-19      NE 9-21      NE 2-9
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

AKZ171-201745-
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY
311 PM AKDT SAT APR 19 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          40           60           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   36 (0)       42-49 (+5)   35           37-48
RH % (24H TREND)   90-97 (+5)   51-60 (-25)  81-90        47-64
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 10-15 G23 N 15-25      NE 19-29     E 22-25
CWR                80           10           20           0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          40           60           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   39 (+1)      50 (+5)      38           47
RH % (24H TREND)   83-94 (0)    47-56 (-25)  81-91        47-73
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 15-26 G37 N 16-29 G40  NE 19-31 G41 E 20-25
CWR                80           10           20           0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 40. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$



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