Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CHISANA RIVER 2...ALASKA FIRE SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
754 PM AKDT FRI JUL 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1924 AKDT ON JULY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE FIRE AREA FOR TONIGHT.
THERE IS ONLY A SMALL CHANCE FOR A STRAY SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM THIS EVENING...
BUT THE FIRE WILL LIKELY REMAIN RAIN FREE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY. AN UPPER TROUGH
OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS TO THE NORTH OF THE FIRE TOMORROW...KEEPING THE BEST
INSTABILITY AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES NORTH OF THE AREA AS WELL. CONDITIONS
WILL TURN DRIER TOMORROW UNDER THE RIDGE...WITH MIN RH VALUES EXPECTED TO FALL
BELOW 30 PERCENT. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL SUBSIDE TO A LIGHT SOUTHERLY
DRAINAGE WIND TONIGHT...WITH LIGHT EASTERLY FLOW SATURDAY.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT SOUTH WINDS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
LAL.................2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6500-8000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 3 MPH.

.INDEPENDENCE DAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-600 FT AGL INCREASING TO AROUND 10000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 4 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...SCHWARTZ
REQUESTED BY...TYPE 3 TEAM MIZER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150703.CHISA.01/AFG


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