Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 101538
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
738 AM AKDT THU JUL 10 2014

.DISCUSSION...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKING NEAR KODIAK ISLAND
COMBINED WITH A LONG SOUTHERLY FETCH OF TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL BRING
WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINS ACROSS SOUTHCENTRAL TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING. THE GULF COAST AND KENAI PENINSULA WILL CERTAINLY SEE THE
BULK OF THE HEAVY RAINFALL...BUT INLAND AREAS CAN EXPECT PERIODS
OF LIGHTER RAIN. STRONG WINDS WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THIS SYSTEM FOR
THE GULF COAST...PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND AND COOK INLET REGIONS. IN
THE WAKE OF THIS SYSTEM A SHOWERY REGIME WILL SET UP FOR THE
WEEKEND...GENERALLY MAINTAINING COOL AND CLOUDY CONDITIONS.


AKZ101-110500-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
738 AM AKDT THU JUL 10 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          100          90
TEMP (24H TREND)   56 (-3)      48 (+1)      58
RH % (24H TREND)   72-81 (+4)   90 (0)       67-81
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 22-46     E 26-43      SE 29-48
CWR                90           90           60
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM TODAY SPREADING
TO THE UPPER HILLSIDE OF ANCHORAGE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          90           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   61 (-2)      54 (0)       65
RH % (24H TREND)   62-70 (+1)   85 (-9)      52-62
20FTWND(MPH)       E 6-32       E 10-32      E 18-41 G49
CWR                80           60           30
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM. GUSTY
SOUTHEASTERLIES MOVING INTO ANCHORAGE BOWL ON FRIDAY MORNING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-110500-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
738 AM AKDT THU JUL 10 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          100          90
TEMP (24H TREND)   53-60 (-2)   49 (+1)      55-61
RH % (24H TREND)   55-73 (-2)   84-90 (0)    45-66
20FTWND(MPH)       E 10-23      E 10-22      E 12-29
CWR                90           90           60
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      90           90           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   65 (-2)      53 (0)       67
RH % (24H TREND)   49-70 (+4)   78-91 (0)    45-53
20FTWND(MPH)       E 10-25 G35  E 6-22 G35   E 12-26 G40
CWR                70           60           20
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS ALONG THE KNIK RIVER VALLEY.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-110500-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
738 AM AKDT THU JUL 10 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          100          80
TEMP (24H TREND)   63 (+2)      52 (+1)      65
RH % (24H TREND)   57-68 (-6)   92 (+2)      56-66
20FTWND(MPH)       E 10-26      E 11-30      E 7-18
CWR                90           90           60
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          100          70
TEMP (24H TREND)   63 (+2)      54 (+1)      59-65
RH % (24H TREND)   60-76 (-6)   96 (+2)      64-75
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 8-19 G30  NE 8-20 G31  E 7-15
CWR                90           100          30
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

AKZ125-110500-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
738 AM AKDT THU JUL 10 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          100          100
TEMP (24H TREND)   53-60 (0)    51 (+2)      52-60
RH % (24H TREND)   65-90 (+1)   90-98 (0)    68-91
20FTWND(MPH)       E 10-29 G45  E 20-40 G60  E 10-27 G45
CWR                100          100          90
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS THROUGH PORTAGE VALLEY AND TURNAGAIN ARM.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          100          100
TEMP (24H TREND)   59 (+2)      53 (+2)      53-60
RH % (24H TREND)   76-95 (+4)   93-100 (0)   75-94
20FTWND(MPH)       E 12-23      E 17-27 G45  E 6-21 G45
CWR                100          100          90
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS ALONG PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND INCLUDING
WHITTIER.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-110500-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
738 AM AKDT THU JUL 10 2014

                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      90           100          70
TEMP (24H TREND)   57-67 (-4)   50 (0)       60-69
RH % (24H TREND)   49-65 (+14)  90-97 (+13)  48-62
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 5-18 G25  SE 5-12 G20  SE 10-20 G30
CWR                20           60           30
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-110500-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
738 AM AKDT THU JUL 10 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      90           80           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   51-59 (-1)   47 (0)       54-63
RH % (24H TREND)   61-79 (+1)   96 (0)       52-76
20FTWND(MPH)       E 2-15       E 4-16       SE 6-19 G25
CWR                50           40           40
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      90           100          80
TEMP (24H TREND)   62 (-1)      52 (0)       61-67
RH % (24H TREND)   64-82 (+4)   97 (0)       53-73
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 2-8       N 4-9        SE 6-15 G25
CWR                40           50           40
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ171-110500-
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY
738 AM AKDT THU JUL 10 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          80           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   49-58 (+3)   50 (0)       50-59
RH % (24H TREND)   75-95 (-3)   90-100 (0)   61-83
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NW 2-10      SW 5-15
CWR                80           60           20
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          90           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   58 (+3)      52 (0)       59
RH % (24H TREND)   82-92 (0)    93-99 (0)    63-78
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 5-12      W 5-13 G20   SW 8-15 G22
CWR                90           80           20
LAL                1            1            1

REMARKS...GUSTS TO 35 MPH ALONG SHELIKOF STRAIT THIS MORNING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$



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