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FNAK71 PAFC 012126
FWSAER

SPOT FORECAST FOR HORSESHOE LAKE...MAT-SU INTERAGENCY DISPATCH CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
126 PM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0918 AKDT ON SEPTEMBER 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE DROPPING THROUGH SOUTHCENTRAL WILL
BRING CONTINUED GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS TO THE AREA INTO THE EARLY EVENING.
THESE WINDS HOWEVER ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG AS THE PAST COUPLE OF
DAYS...AND THEREFORE RH VALUES WILL NOT BE QUITE AS LOW. WINDS WILL THEN
CONTINUE TO DIMINISH THIS EVENING...ALLOWING FOR GOOD OVERNIGHT RH RECOVERIES.

A PATTERN CHANGE IS IN STORE AS AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE QUICKLY
PASSES THROUGH WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. CONFIDENCE HAS
GREATLY INCREASED THAT A SYSTEM MOVING UP FROM THE PACIFIC BEHIND
THE RIDGE WILL MAKE IT INTO THE AREA...AND COULD BRINGING RAINS TO
THE AREA BY THURSDAY EVENING. THIS PATTERN OF COOLER AND MORE MOIST
CONDITIONS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO PERSIST INTO FRIDAY.


.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 6 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MAX HUMIDITY........79 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

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FORECASTER...KOCHEVAR
REQUESTED BY...ZACHARY HELMES
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150901.HORSE.01/AER



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