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
806 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY...

.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. A WEAK THERMAL TROUGH
WILL REFORM OVER THE UPPER TANANA VALLEY TODAY AND WILL THEN EXPAND AND
DEEPEN OVER THE CENTRAL INTERIOR ON SATURDAY. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
LIGHT TODAY WITH THE EXCEPTION LOCAL AREAS IN A AND NEAR THE ALASKA
RANGE PASSES WHERE SOUTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO GUST TO NEAR 25 MPH THIS
AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN INTERIOR SATURDAY
AS THE THERMAL TROUGH STRENGTHENS AGAIN. WIND MAY GUST TO AROUND 40 MPH
THROUGH THE ALASKA RANGE PASSES. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR DRY
THUNDERSTORMS OVER EASTERNMOST FORTYMILE COUNTRY SATURDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

AKZ218-231015-
SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING...ARCTIC VILLAGE...WISEMAN...COLDFOOT...
CHANDALAR D.O.T. CAMP...INIAKUK LAKE
806 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         20           0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      67-77 (+1)   38-48 (-1)   67-77
RH % (24H TREND)      19-34 (-5)   61-76 (+1)   18-33
20FTWND(MPH)          W 4-8        E 6-10 G20   E 8-12
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 71 TO 81. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS
63 TO 73. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 60 TO
70. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ219-231015-
UPPER KOYUKUK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ALLAKAKET...HUGHES...BETTLES...CARIBOU MOUNTAIN...
GOBBLERS KNOB
806 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         20           0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      61-71 (+3)   42-52 (+6)   68-78
RH % (24H TREND)      20-35 (-8)   57-72 (-6)   18-29
20FTWND(MPH)          LGT/VAR      E 5-9        E 6-10
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 50.
HIGHS 60 TO 70. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 62 TO 72. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 60 TO 70. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ220-231015-
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...
STEVENS VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...
CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
806 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      74-84 (0)    36-46 (-3)   78-88
RH % (24H TREND)      13-28 (-4)   53-68 (+4)   13-27
20FTWND(MPH)          W 3-7        E 5-9 G17    E 6-10
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38 TO 48. HIGHS 73 TO 83. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS
68 TO 78. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 65 TO
75. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ221-231015-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
806 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      68-78 (+3)   42-52 (0)    73-83
RH % (24H TREND)      16-31 (-15)  39-54 (-8)   11-26
20FTWND(MPH)          E 5-9        E 8-12       SE 3-7
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 48.
HIGHS 62 TO 72. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS 64 TO 74. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 60 TO 70. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ222-231015-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
806 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      70-80 (+4)   40-50 (-1)   74-84
RH % (24H TREND)      13-29 (-6)   37-52 (-5)   11-22
20FTWND(MPH)          E 4-8        E 6-10       SE 6-10
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 65 TO 75. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 64 TO
74. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 44. HIGHS 61 TO 71. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ223-231015-
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
INCLUDING...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE
806 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      74-84 (+3)   38-48 (-6)   74-84
RH % (24H TREND)      12-25 (-5)   40-55 (-9)   10-20
20FTWND(MPH)          S 5-15 G25   S 5-15 G25   S 15-25 G35
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS SOUTH OF BIRCH LAKE TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 65 TO 75. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS
62 TO 72. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 62 TO 71. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ224-231015-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
806 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      77-87 (+2)   36-46 (-7)   78-88
RH % (24H TREND)      12-27 (+2)   40-55 (+1)   9-24
20FTWND(MPH)          E 4-8        E 6-10       SE 7-11
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            2

REMARKS...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE CANADIAN BORDER SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. GUSTY AND VARIABLE WINDS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 77 TO 87. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS
68 TO 78. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 34 TO 44. HIGHS
64 TO 74. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ225-231015-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...HEALY...DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...
KANTISHNA
806 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      67-77 (+6)   34-44 (-2)   72-82
RH % (24H TREND)      12-27 (-6)   46-61 (-11)  9-24
20FTWND(MPH)          S 5-15 G25   S 5-15 G25   S 15-25 G40
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

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

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 47.
HIGHS 62 TO 72. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 58 TO 68. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 57 TO 67. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ226-231015-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...
TRIMS CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
806 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SATURDAY...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      73-83 (+1)   34-44 (-5)   72-82
RH % (24H TREND)      14-24 (-4)   37-52 (-1)   10-19
20FTWND(MPH)          S 5-15 G25   S 5-15 G25   S 15-25 G40
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 47. HIGHS
63 TO 73. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 46. HIGHS 61 TO 71. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 44. HIGHS 60 TO 69.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

CCC MAY 15



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