Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 292335 AAB
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
335 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

.DISCUSSION...

A WARM FRONT WILL QUICKLY PUSH NORTH TROUGH KODIAK ISLAND TONIGHT
AND IMPACT THE NORTHERN GULF COAST BY SATURDAY MORNING. WIDESPREAD
WETTING RAINS WILL BE COMMON ACROSS THE GULF COAST BUT DOWNSLOPING
WINDS WILL KEEP MUCH OF INTERIOR SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA ON THE DRY
SIDE...HOWEVER A FEW SPRINKLES OR PERIOD OF LIGHT DRIZZLE COULD BE
POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. THE OBSERVED GUSTY WINDS ALONG
TURNAGAIN ARM...PORTAGE VALLEY AND THE KNIK RIVER VALLEY WILL LIKELY
CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEKEND WITH A FAVORABLY ORIENTED PRESSURE
GRADIENT.

AKZ101-301800-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
335 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      50           50           50           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   35 (-2)      48 (0)       35           49
RH % (24H TREND)   76-86 (+1)   47-59 (-8)   78-89        44-59
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 16-35     E 13-26      E 14-32      SE 18-36
CWR                10           10           20           20
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      0            30           40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   39 (-1)      54 (+1)      40           56
RH % (24H TREND)   74-80 (-4)   38-45 (-5)   76-82        37-46
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 10-27     NE 9-19      E 8-22       SE 10-27
CWR                0            10           10           10
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...THE GUSTY WINDS IN THE ANCHORAGE BOWL WILL DIMINISH LATE THIS
EVENING WITH THE LOSS OF DAYLIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-301800-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
335 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           50           60           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   35 (-1)      43-49 (0)    36           45-51
RH % (24H TREND)   71-78 (-5)   37-48 (-4)   74-82        37-47
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 4-9       NE 8-11      E 7-8        SE 7-14
CWR                20           20           30           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      20           30           40           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   39 (0)       56 (0)       40           57
RH % (24H TREND)   67-78 (-7)   32-39 (-1)   69-81        27-37
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 4-17 G30  SE 9-17 G25  E 6-14 G22   SE 5-19 G27
CWR                0            10           10           20
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE KNIK RIVER VALLEY THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. BRIEF PERIOD OF LIGHTER WINDS MAY BE OBSERVED DURING THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS BUT WILL QUICKLY PICK BACK UP ONCE THE SUN RISES.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-301800-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
335 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      60           60           60           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   39 (+1)      45-52 (0)    38           46-54
RH % (24H TREND)   77-86 (-1)   44-59 (+1)   84-90        42-59
20FTWND(MPH)       E 11-13      NE 15-27     E 7-12 G20   E 8-15
CWR                30           40           30           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      60           60           60           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   41 (+1)      52 (0)       39           47-54
RH % (24H TREND)   75-81 (-4)   44-56 (-2)   88           43-63
20FTWND(MPH)       E 7-17 G26   NE 17-35 G44 NE 6-18 G29  NE 7-12
CWR                30           30           40           40
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ125-301800-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
335 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      100          100          100          100
TEMP (24H TREND)   38 (+1)      40-48 (0)    38           40-48
RH % (24H TREND)   89-99 (0)    57-80 (-4)   89-100       58-82
20FTWND(MPH)       E 8-15       E 12-22      E 5-13       E 9-17
CWR                100          100          100          80
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      100          100          100          100
TEMP (24H TREND)   41 (+1)      47 (0)       35-41        46
RH % (24H TREND)   89-98 (0)    69-86 (+2)   91-98        71-87
20FTWND(MPH)       E 10-19      NE 11-35     E 7-13 G22   E 13-18
CWR                100          100          100          90
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-301800-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
335 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      0            50           50           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   31 (-2)      44-52 (-1)   34           46-53
RH % (24H TREND)   74-84 (+3)   26-42 (-6)   76-85        28-44
20FTWND(MPH)       S 5-17 G30   E 5-14       E 4-14       S 8-20
CWR                0            20           30           20
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...GUSTY WINDS TO 30 MPH WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE COPPER RIVER
THROUGH THIS EVENING AND THEN REMAIN LESS THAN 20 MPH THROUGH MUCH
OF THE WEEKEND.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS AROUND
30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-301800-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
335 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      50           0            30           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   31 (-4)      44-50 (0)    33           45-51
RH % (24H TREND)   76-91 (+5)   23-45 (-14)  77-90        26-50
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 2-6       NE 6-15      E 5-15       E 3-10
CWR                0            0            10           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           0            30           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   37 (-3)      55 (-1)      37           51-57
RH % (24H TREND)   74-83 (-3)   21-37 (-4)   83           25-42
20FTWND(MPH)       E 3-8        NE 11-20     NE 6-19      E 4-11
CWR                0            0            10           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ171-301800-
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY
335 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      100          90           70           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   40 (+4)      52 (+3)      37           51
RH % (24H TREND)   94-100 (0)   62-74 (-7)   94-100       50-67
20FTWND(MPH)       E 16-26      NE 4-10      E 3-7        N 1-8
CWR                100          80           40           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      100          100          70           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   42 (+4)      50 (+3)      40           50
RH % (24H TREND)   87-96 (0)    65-76 (-3)   89-96        62-72
20FTWND(MPH)       E 18-32 G45  NE 6-18 G30  E 4-11       NE 3-10
CWR                100          80           40           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.

$$


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