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
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 222...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

.DISCUSSION...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND ACROSS THE EASTERN INTERIOR WITH MIN RH VALUES AROUND
15 PERCENT OR LOWER EXPECTED. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL REMAIN LOW
WITH POOR TO VERY POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY TONIGHT ALONG AND NEAR
THE ALASKA RANGE WITH SOME WINDY AND DRIEST LOCATIONS ONLY
RECOVERING TO THE 25 TO 30 PERCENT RANGE TONIGHT. A WEAK THERMAL TROUGH
WILL REFORM OVER THE UPPER TANANA VALLEY FRIDAY AND THEN EXPAND AND
DEEPEN OVER THE CENTRAL INTERIOR ON SATURDAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
REMAIN LOW WITH POOR TO VERY POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY TONIGHT ALONG AND
NEAR THE ALASKA RANGE. WINDS WILL DIMINISH FRIDAY OVER THE MOST OF THE
SOUTHERN INTERIOR FRIDAY...HOWEVER SOUTH WINDS GUSTING TO NEAR 25 MPH
ARE EXPECTED IN AND NEAR THE ALASKA RANGE PASSES. WINDS WILL INCREASE
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN INTERIOR SATURDAY AS THE THERMAL TROUGH STRENGTHENS
AGAIN. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS OVER FORTYMILE COUNTRY
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

AKZ218-221700-
SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING...ARCTIC VILLAGE...WISEMAN...COLDFOOT...
CHANDALAR D.O.T. CAMP...INIAKUK LAKE
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      41-51 (+2)   65-75 (-1)   39-49        67-77
RH % (24H TREND)      54-69 (+13)  11-26 (+1)   59-74        11-26
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 11-15     W 7-11 G17   E 6-10 G22   E 9-13
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 67 TO 77. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 39 TO 49.
HIGHS 66 TO 76. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 63 TO 73. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ219-221700-
UPPER KOYUKUK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ALLAKAKET...HUGHES...BETTLES...CARIBOU MOUNTAIN...
GOBBLERS KNOB
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      40-49 (-1)   63-73 (-1)   44-54        69-79
RH % (24H TREND)      66-81 (-3)   18-33 (0)    59-74        12-26
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 8-12      E 3-7        E 7-11       E 8-12 G17
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS
69 TO 79. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 41 TO 50.
HIGHS 62 TO 72. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 62 TO 72. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ220-221700-
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...
STEVENS VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...
CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220...

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      38-48 (+4)   71-81 (-1)   39-49        75-85
RH % (24H TREND)      47-62 (0)    11-23 (+2)   51-66        9-21
20FTWND(MPH)          W 6-10       W 3-7        E 6-10 G17   NE 7-11
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
41 TO 51. HIGHS 75 TO 85. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 40 TO 50.
HIGHS 69 TO 79. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 69 TO 79. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ221-221700-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      40-50 (+2)   69-79 (+2)   44-54        73-83
RH % (24H TREND)      49-64 (-3)   14-29 (-2)   39-54        10-25
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 4-8       E 6-10       E 8-12       W 3-7
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS
73 TO 83. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 40 TO
50. HIGHS 66 TO 76. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 66 TO 76. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ222-221700-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 222...

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      39-49 (-1)   70-80 (+4)   42-52        73-83
RH % (24H TREND)      47-62 (-1)   11-26 (+2)   38-53        9-23
20FTWND(MPH)          W 5-9        E 4-8        E 6-10       SE 3-7
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 73 TO 83. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 39 TO 49.
HIGHS 67 TO 77. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 37 TO 47.
HIGHS 67 TO 77. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ223-221700-
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
INCLUDING...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      39-49 (-2)   72-80 (+1)   41-51        73-83
RH % (24H TREND)      50-65 (+4)   11-25 (+3)   43-58        10-19
20FTWND(MPH)          W 3-7        S 5-15 G25   SE 6-10      SE 4-8
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS IN AND NEAR ALASKA RANGE PASSES FRIDAY.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS 73 TO 83. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 42 TO 52. HIGHS
64 TO 74. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS
64 TO 74. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ224-221700-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            10
TEMP (24H TREND)      37-47 (+2)   76-86 (0)    38-48        78-88
RH % (24H TREND)      45-60 (0)    11-26 (+3)   42-57        7-22
20FTWND(MPH)          W 5-9        E 4-8        E 6-10       SE 5-9
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SAT IN THE FORTY MILE COUNTRY. GUSTY
AND VARIABLE WINDS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 78 TO 88. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 73 TO 83. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 35 TO 45.
HIGHS 69 TO 79. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ225-221700-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...HEALY...DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...
KANTISHNA
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      35-45 (0)    67-77 (+3)   36-46        71-81
RH % (24H TREND)      60-75 (+16)  14-29 (0)    52-67        9-24
20FTWND(MPH)          S 10-20 G30  S 10-20 G30  SE 8-12 G19  S 11-15 G23
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WIND IN AND NEAR ALASKA RANGE PASSES TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS
71 TO 81. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS
60 TO 70. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS
59 TO 69. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ226-221700-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...
TRIMS CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
259 PM AKDT THU MAY 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      35-45 (-4)   70-79 (+1)   37-47        72-82
RH % (24H TREND)      46-61 (0)    11-25 (0)    40-55        8-21
20FTWND(MPH)          S 10-20 G30  S 10-20 G30  SE 7-11      S 11-15 G30
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS IN AND NEAR ALASKA RANGE PASSES TONIGHT AND
FRIDAY.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 72 TO 82. WEST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 63 TO 73. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 35 TO 45.
HIGHS 63 TO 73. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

CCC MAY 15



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