Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
245 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

.DISCUSSION...MINIMAL FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WITH EXPECTED WIDESPREAD
WETTING RAINS OVER MUCH OF THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL INTERIOR FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY. RAINS WILL BE WETTING OR NEARLY WETTING OVER THE EASTERN
INTERIOR.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHWEST INTERIOR TONIGHT.
AHEAD OF THE FRONT EXPECT PERIODS OF RAIN. BY 4AM AKDT FRIDAY...THE
FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM WEAK LOW PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS
RANGE TO BETTLES AND TO THE SEWARD PENINSULA WITH RAIN OVER MUCH OF
THE CENTRAL TO SOUTHERN INTERIOR AND MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY...AND
SHOWERS OVER THE FAR EASTERN INTERIOR. THE FRONT WILL BECOME NEARLY
STATIONARY AND EXTEND FROM THE SEWARD PENINSULA TO BETTLES TO FORT
YUKON AND OLD CROW FRIDAY AFTERNOON. AN ELONGATED LOW PRESSURE FROM
THE SEWARD PENINSULA TO SOUTHEAST OF THE BROOKS RANGE FRIDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY WILL GUIDE MOIST SOUTHWEST FLOW OVER ALMOST ALL OF THE
INTERIOR. THIS WILL MEAN WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINS FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY...TAPERING TO SHOWERS ON SUNDAY.

EXTENDED OUTLOOK...A DRY PATTERN IS EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

AKZ218-291645-
SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING...ARCTIC VILLAGE...WISEMAN...COLDFOOT...
CHANDALAR D.O.T. CAMP...INIAKUK LAKE
245 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP         40           30           40           80
TEMP (24H TREND)      36-46 (-2)   52-62 (-5)   33-43        49-59
RH % (24H TREND)      69-84 (+6)   37-52 (+1)   69-84        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          W 12-17 G25  SW 9-13 G23  SW 10-14 G22 SW 9-13 G23
CWR                   5            5            10           30
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 29 TO 39. HIGHS
54 TO 64. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 29 TO
39. HIGHS 59 TO 69. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
32 TO 42. HIGHS 64 TO 74. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ219-291645-
UPPER KOYUKUK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ALLAKAKET...HUGHES...BETTLES...CARIBOU MOUNTAIN...
GOBBLERS KNOB
245 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP         100          60           100          100
TEMP (24H TREND)      39-49 (-3)   49-59 (-7)   37-47        50-60
RH % (24H TREND)      74-89 (+13)  40-55 (+5)   74-89        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          W 7-11 G20   SW 5-10 G18  SW 6-10 G21  SW 8-12 G21
CWR                   30           10           50           80
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS
52 TO 62. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO
41. HIGHS 60 TO 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 44.
HIGHS 64 TO 74. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ220-291645-
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...
STEVENS VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...
CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
245 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP         40           70           70           80
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-52 (+5)   55-65 (-11)  38-48        51-61
RH % (24H TREND)      72-87 (+1)   ABV 40 (+13) 79-94        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 6-10 G18  SW 8-12 G20  SW 8-12 G23  SW 11-15 G26
CWR                   10           40           30           50
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS
56 TO 66. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO 41.
HIGHS 64 TO 74. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
35 TO 45. HIGHS 68 TO 78. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ221-291645-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
245 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP         90           100          100          100
TEMP (24H TREND)      46-56 (+5)   51-61 (-11)  42-52        51-61
RH % (24H TREND)      80-95 (+6)   ABV 40 (+28) 80-95        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          W 6-10 G17   SW 8-12 G22  SW 10-14 G25 SW 11-15 G27
CWR                   30           60           80           60
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS 56 TO 66.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO
44. HIGHS 60 TO 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
37 TO 47. HIGHS 64 TO 74. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ222-291645-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
245 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP         70           100          90           90
TEMP (24H TREND)      48-56 (+6)   52-62 (-9)   45-54        51-61
RH % (24H TREND)      83-98 (+11)  ABV 40 (+21) 100          ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          W 7-11 G18   SW 9-13 G24  SW 11-15 G28 SW 10-14 G25
CWR                   10           50           80           60
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS 54 TO 64.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO 43.
HIGHS 65 TO 75. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
39 TO 49. HIGHS 68 TO 78. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ223-291645-
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
INCLUDING...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE
245 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP         80           70           80           80
TEMP (24H TREND)      50-56 (+2)   56-66 (-7)   55           55-65
RH % (24H TREND)      82-97 (+7)   ABV 40 (+8)  83-98        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          W 6-10       SW 4-8 G15   W 4-8 G15    SW 3-7 G15
CWR                   30           30           50           50
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS
60 TO 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45.
HIGHS 63 TO 73. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
40 TO 50. HIGHS 67 TO 77. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ224-291645-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
245 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP         60           50           60           60
TEMP (24H TREND)      40-50 (+3)   61-71 (-4)   43-53        61-71
RH % (24H TREND)      77-92 (+7)   ABV 40 (+13) 77-92        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          W 6-10 G19   W 7-11 G19   W 7-11 G21   SW 8-12 G19
CWR                   30           10           10           20
LAL                   2            2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT FRI AND FRI NIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 27 TO 37. HIGHS
61 TO 71. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 27 TO 37.
HIGHS 63 TO 73. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
30 TO 40. HIGHS 66 TO 76. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ225-291645-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...HEALY...DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...
KANTISHNA
245 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP         80           100          100          100
TEMP (24H TREND)      44-54 (+6)   51-61 (-5)   44-54        50-60
RH % (24H TREND)      77-92 (+5)   ABV 40 (+16) 77-92        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          W 7-11 G18   SW 10-14 G25 SW 9-13 G25  SW 9-13 G25
CWR                   30           40           80           60
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 28 TO 38. HIGHS 50 TO 60.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 28 TO 38.
HIGHS 59 TO 69. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
33 TO 43. HIGHS 63 TO 73. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ226-291645-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...
TRIMS CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
245 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP         80           50           60           60
TEMP (24H TREND)      41-51 (0)    58-68 (-1)   40-50        59-69
RH % (24H TREND)      71-86 (+13)  40-55 (+10)  71-86        ABV 40
20FTWND(MPH)          W 7-11 G21   W 6-10 G18   W 6-10 G17   SW 6-10 G17
CWR                   30           10           10           10
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 23 TO 33. HIGHS
60 TO 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 23 TO 33.
HIGHS 63 TO 73. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
28 TO 38. HIGHS 66 TO 76. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

DA JUL 16


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