Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
131 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.DISCUSSION...A THERMAL TROUGH LIES FROM CHICKEN TO FAIRBANKS TO
KALTAG TO MOUNTAIN VILLAGE AND WILL SLOWLY SHIFT OVERNIGHT TO LIE
FROM CHALKYITSIK TO TANANA TO MARSHALL BY TUESDAY MORNING...THEN
REMAINS STATIONARY THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
WILL MOVE NORTH ALONG THE ALCAN BORDER TONIGHT MOVING TO MACKENZIE
BAY BY WEDNESDAY MORNING. GUSTY SOUTH WINDS WILL OCCUR NEAR ALASKA
RANGE PASSES.

AKZ221-031400-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
131 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         40           50           50           10
TEMP (24H TREND)      25-35 (+4)   45-55 (-5)   25-35        47-57
RH % (24H TREND)      60-75 (-1)   33-48 (+7)   59-74        31-46
20FTWND(MPH)          NE 3-7       S 4-8        S 3-7        S 4-8
CWR                   10           10           10           0
LAL                   2            2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT...TUE AND TUE NIGHT.
LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS ALONG THE ELLIOTT HIGHWAY TO 20 MPH.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25 TO 35. HIGHS 48 TO 58. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 29 TO 39.
HIGHS 52 TO 62. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 28 TO 38.
HIGHS 52 TO 62. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ222-031400-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
131 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         60           60           30           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      27-37 (+5)   44-54 (-6)   27-37        47-57
RH % (24H TREND)      73-88 (+4)   40-55 (+7)   69-84        33-48
20FTWND(MPH)          NE 5-9 G15   SW 4-8 G15   S 4-8 G15    SW 5-9 G15
CWR                   20           20           5            0
LAL                   1            2            1            1

REMARKS...HIGHEST CWR SOUTH OF FOX TONIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEAST OF FAIRBANKS TUE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26 TO 36. HIGHS 48 TO 58. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 29 TO 39. HIGHS 53 TO 63. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 30 TO 40.
HIGHS 53 TO 63. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ223-031400-
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
INCLUDING...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE
131 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         70           60           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      29-39 (+7)   44-54 (-5)   29-36        47-57
RH % (24H TREND)      64-79 (-1)   35-50 (+9)   60-75        28-41
20FTWND(MPH)          LGT/VAR      SW 3-7       LGT/VAR      SW 3-7
CWR                   20           20           5            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 28 TO 38. HIGHS 48 TO 58. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 32 TO 41. HIGHS 53 TO 63. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 33 TO 41. HIGHS
53 TO 63. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ224-031400-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
131 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         80           70           30           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      18-28 (+3)   43-53 (-5)   18-28        45-55
RH % (24H TREND)      60-75 (-2)   25-40 (+20)  67-82        26-41
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 6-10      SW 4-8       SW 3-7       SW 5-9
CWR                   40           20           5            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE UPPER YUKON RIVER
VALLEY TONIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 29. HIGHS 47 TO 57. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 24 TO 34.
HIGHS 52 TO 62. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 25 TO 35.
HIGHS 52 TO 62. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ225-031400-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...HEALY...DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...
KANTISHNA
131 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         80           50           10           10
TEMP (24H TREND)      20-30 (+4)   43-53 (-5)   19-29        45-55
RH % (24H TREND)      77-92 (+2)   32-47 (+8)   75-90        31-46
20FTWND(MPH)          LGT/VAR      S 4-8 G25    S 5-9 G25    S 4-8 G25
CWR                   40           20           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WIND GUSTS WILL BE NEAR PASSES IN THE ALASKA RANGE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 20 TO
30. HIGHS 46 TO 56. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 24 TO 34. HIGHS
50 TO 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 23 TO 33.
HIGHS 50 TO 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ226-031400-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...
TRIMS CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
131 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         80           60           10           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      12-22 (+2)   41-51 (-4)   12-22        43-53
RH % (24H TREND)      78-93 (-3)   28-43 (+8)   60-75        29-44
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 6-10 G25  SW 4-8 G25   S 4-8 G25    SW 4-8 G25
CWR                   50           30           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...HIGHEST CWR WILL BE WEST OF THE TOK CUTOFF. STRONGEST WIND
GUSTS WILL BE NEAR PASSES IN THE ALASKA RANGE WEST OF THE TOK CUTOFF.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 14 TO 24. HIGHS 45 TO 55. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 18 TO 28.
HIGHS 50 TO 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 18 TO 28. HIGHS
50 TO 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.

$$

SDB MAY 16



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