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FNAK51 PAFC 221437
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
637 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE COPPER RIVER BASIN...

.DISCUSSION...

EXTREMELY DRY CONDITIONS WILL AGAIN DEVELOP ACROSS THE COPPER
RIVER BASIN TODAY. SOME SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP ALONG THE COPPER RIVER THIS AFTERNOON BUT SHOULD STAY
UNDER 15 MPH OR SO. SATURDAY WILL BE A DIFFERENT STORY AS MORE
ACTIVE WEATHER IN THE GULF STARTS TO PUSH INTO THE COASTAL
MOUNTAINS. WHILE RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE A LITTLE HIGHER
ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING COMPARED TO FRIDAY...STRONG
SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON. A
RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY EVENING
FOR THE COPPER RIVER BASIN.


AKZ101-230415-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
637 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            40
TEMP (24H TREND)   60-67 (+2)   43 (+1)      51-58
RH % (24H TREND)   33-38 (-8)   66-76 (-14)  42-49
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 5-18      SE 9-27      SE 14-35
CWR                0            0            10
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            40
TEMP (24H TREND)   68 (+3)      44 (0)       61
RH % (24H TREND)   29-42 (-6)   73-81 (-9)   42-58
20FTWND(MPH)       W 2-12       SW 1-19      S 1-25
CWR                0            0            10
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-230415-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
637 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        MCLEAR       CLEAR        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            30
TEMP (24H TREND)   62-68 (+3)   43 (+1)      53-61
RH % (24H TREND)   26-33 (-9)   62-71 (-16)  33-44
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 2-5       SE 3-8       S 4-10
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            40
TEMP (24H TREND)   71 (+3)      45 (+2)      59-65
RH % (24H TREND)   26-40 (-4)   62-83 (-8)   35-59
20FTWND(MPH)       S 1-8        S 2-9        SE 8-18
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-230415-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
637 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        PCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            70
TEMP (24H TREND)   59-66 (+1)   44 (+5)      51-58
RH % (24H TREND)   35-47 (-2)   81-87 (-5)   52-62
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SW 2-6       S 1-8
CWR                0            0            40
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         SHOWERS      RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      0            20           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   54-61 (+2)   44 (+3)      55
RH % (24H TREND)   48-63 (-2)   92 (+1)      60-70
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 4-11      SW 7-12      SW 3-9
CWR                0            0            50
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

AKZ125-230415-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
637 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            80
TEMP (24H TREND)   55-65 (+1)   43 (+2)      44-54
RH % (24H TREND)   31-47 (-7)   72-82 (-9)   49-67
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 4-6       SE 4-8       SE 6-11
CWR                0            0            50
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        PCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      0            60           80
TEMP (24H TREND)   58 (+2)      44 (+1)      43-49
RH % (24H TREND)   46-68 (-4)   80-89 (-2)   65-80
20FTWND(MPH)       S 2-6        S 2-6        E 3-7
CWR                0            10           60
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST 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.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-230415-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
637 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE COPPER RIVER BASIN...

                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        CLEAR        CLEAR        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            20
TEMP (24H TREND)   68-81 (+2)   43 (+3)      65-74
RH % (24H TREND)   10-20 (-3)   48-58 (-7)   17-23
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 6-14      S 3-10       S 14-25 G35
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS ALONG THE COPPER RIVER ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-230415-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
637 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            30
TEMP (24H TREND)   59-70 (+7)   43 (+2)      53-68
RH % (24H TREND)   22-36 (-7)   71-77 (-4)   22-44
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 2-8       SW 2-7       S 4-10
CWR                0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            40
TEMP (24H TREND)   71 (+4)      44 (+2)      58-65
RH % (24H TREND)   26-35 (-4)   75-82 (-1)   32-58
20FTWND(MPH)       S 1-5        S 3-6        S 3-7
CWR                0            0            10
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$



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