Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
315 PM AKDT Wed May 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front in the Western Interior will move to the Central
Interior tonight and to the Alcan Border on Thursday. Southerly
chinook winds blowing across the Alaska Range will decrease
tonight and Thursday with the frontal passage. Rain showers
will accompany the front with snow above 1000-2000 foot elevation.
A cold and moist airmass will persist into Friday with periods
of showers.

A warming and drying trend is expected over the weekend.

AKZ218-251715-
Southeastern Brooks Range-
Including the cities of Arctic Village, Wiseman, Coldfoot,
Chandalar DOT Camp, and Iniakuk Lake
315 PM AKDT Wed May 24 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip type           Rain/Snow    Showers      Showers      showers
Chance precip (%)     90           70           70           60
Temp (24h trend)      25-35 (+3)   46-56 (-3)   24-34        45-55
RH % (24h trend)      76-91 (-2)   34-49 (0)    82-97        33-48
20ftWnd(mph)          SE 5-9 G20   SW 7-11 G23  SW 5-9 G21   SW 3-7 G18
CWR                   40           10           10           10
LAL                   1            1            1            1

Remarks...Snow above 1000-2000 ft late tonight through Friday.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers, snow showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 23 to 36. Highs 34 to 57.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 26 to 40. Highs 36 to 61. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows 29 to 45.
Highs 38 to 65. Northeast winds around 10 mph.

$$

AKZ219-251715-
Upper Koyukuk Valley-
Including the cities of Allakaket, Hughes, Bettles,
Caribou Mountain, and Gobblers Knob
315 PM AKDT Wed May 24 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     90           70           70           60
Temp (24h trend)      28-38 (+2)   42-52 (-2)   26-35        42-52
RH % (24h trend)      79-94 (0)    37-52 (-12)  84-99        35-50
20ftWnd(mph)          S 5-9 G20    SW 6-10 G19  S 5-9 G19    SW 3-7
CWR                   60           10           10           10
LAL                   1            1            1            1

Remarks...Snow above 1000-2000 ft late tonight through Friday.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight
chance of snow showers. Lows 23 to 38. Highs 40 to 55. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with isolated showers. Lows 30 to 38. Highs
40 to 57. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with scattered showers. Lows 35 to 42. Highs
43 to 62. East winds around 5 mph.

$$

AKZ220-251715-
Yukon Flats and Surrounding Uplands-
Including the cities of Fort Yukon, Venetie, Central, Circle,
Stevens Village, Beaver, Chalkyitsik, Birch Creek,
Circle Hot Springs, Eagle Summit, and Twelvemile Summit
315 PM AKDT Wed May 24 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip type           Rain         Showers      Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     40           40           40           40
Temp (24h trend)      30-40 (+5)   50-60 (-5)   24-34        46-56
RH % (24h trend)      79-94 (-7)   30-45 (+14)  82-97        30-45
20ftWnd(mph)          S 4-8 G19    SW 6-10 G21  SW 3-7 G18   SW 5-9 G19
CWR                   20           20           10           10
LAL                   1            1            1            1

Remarks...Snow above 1000-2000 ft late tonight through Friday.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers.
Lows 24 to 36. Highs 41 to 60. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 41 to 64. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 37 to 46. Highs 45 to 67. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.

$$

AKZ221-251715-
Central Interior-
Including the cities of Nenana, Anderson, Tanana, Minto,
Manley Hot Springs, Rampart, Lake Minchumina, and Livengood
315 PM AKDT Wed May 24 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers      SHowers
Chance precip (%)     80           60           60           40
Temp (24h trend)      27-37 (+4)   45-55 (-4)   23-33        45-55
RH % (24h trend)      79-94 (+2)   31-46 (-5)   83-98        29-44
20ftWnd(mph)          SW 6-10 G25  SW 5-9 G20   SW 4-8 G19   SW 3-7
CWR                   60           10           10           10
LAL                   1            1            1            1

Remarks...Snow above 1000-2000 ft late tonight through Friday.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows
24 to 38. Highs 40 to 58. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 31 to 39. Highs 40 to 61. East
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with isolated showers. Lows 34 to 44. Highs
46 to 64. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

AKZ222-251715-
Middle Tanana Valley-
Including the cities of Fairbanks, Fort Wainwright, Eielson AFB,
Ester, North Pole, Moose Creek, Two Rivers, Fox, Chatanika,
Chena Hot Springs, and Sourdough Camp
315 PM AKDT Wed May 24 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     60           60           60           40
Temp (24h trend)      31-41 (+5)   46-56 (-7)   24-34        44-54
RH % (24h trend)      80-95 (0)    31-46 (+6)   84-99        30-45
20ftWnd(mph)          SW 7-11 G22  SW 5-9 G20   SW 3-7       SW 3-7 G17
CWR                   20           10           20           10
LAL                   1            1            1            1

Remarks...Snow above 1000-2000 ft late tonight through Friday.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers.
Lows 24 to 34. Highs 42 to 58. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 31 to 39. Highs 46 to 62. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy. Lows 37 to 44. Highs 52 to 65. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.

$$

AKZ223-251715-
Deltana and Tanana Flats-
Including the cities of Salcha, Delta Junction, Fort Greely,
Harding/Birch Lake, Dry Creek, Dot Lake, and Healy Lake
315 PM AKDT Wed May 24 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers     Showers
Chance precip (%)     30           40           40           20
Temp (24h trend)      34-44 (+7)   47-55 (-5)   29-36        45-54
RH % (24h trend)      76-91 (-3)   29-44 (+3)   79-94        26-41
20ftWnd(mph)          S 10-14 G34  SW 4-8 G21   SW 5-8       SW5-10
CWR                   10           30           10           10
LAL                   1            1            1            1

Remarks...Strong winds decreasing after midnight.
          Snow above 1000-2000 ft Thu through Fri.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 27 to 33. Highs 45 to 58. South
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 33 to 38. Highs 50 to 62. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 36 to 44. Highs 54 to 66. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.

$$

AKZ224-251715-
Upper Tanana Valley and the Fortymile Country-
Including the cities of Tok, Tanacross, Eagle, Tetlin, Northway,
Alcan, Chicken, and Boundary
315 PM AKDT Wed May 24 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Rain         Showers      Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     10           40           40           30
Temp (24h trend)      29-39 (+5)   49-59 (-5)   22-32        45-55
RH % (24h trend)      80-95 (-3)   29-44 (+6)   84-99        22-37
20ftWnd(mph)          SW 6-10 G22  W 4-8 G20    W 4-8 G19    W 3-7 G17
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

Remarks...Snow above 2000 ft Thu night and Fri.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers. Lows
23 to 34. Highs 39 to 59. South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 40 to 63. South
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 34 to 45. Highs 46 to 67. South
winds around 5 mph.

$$

AKZ225-251715-
Denali-
Including the cities of Healy, Denali National Park, Carlo Creek,
and Kantishna
315 PM AKDT Wed May 24 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     80           70           70           40
Temp (24h trend)      21-31 (0)    40-50 (-7)   18-28        40-50
RH % (24h trend)      81-96 (+5)   40-50 (+2)   84-99        38-48
20ftWnd(mph)          S 9-13 G50   SW 5-15      SW 5-15      SW 5-15
CWR                   60           30           60           10
LAL                   1            1            1            1

Remarks...Strong winds decreasing after midnight.
          Snow above 2000 ft late tonight through Fri.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of snow showers and slight chance
of showers. Lows 20 to 35. Highs 34 to 55. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with isolated showers. Lows 21 to 37.
Highs 35 to 60. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with scattered showers. Lows 25 to 42. Highs
36 to 62. South winds around 10 mph.

$$

AKZ226-251715-
Eastern Alaska Range-
Including the cities of Mentasta Lake, Black Rapids,
Donnelly Dome, Trims DOT Camp, Eagle Trail, and Mineral Lake
315 PM AKDT Wed May 24 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     60           50           50           40
Temp (24h trend)      23-33 (+2)   40-50 (-4)   20-25        40-50
RH % (24h trend)      77-92 (-2)   40-50 (0)    81-96        25-40
20ftWnd(mph)          S 15-30 G50  SW 4-8 G26   SW 4-8 G20   SW 5-15
CWR                   30           40           30           20
LAL                   1            1            1            1

Remarks...Strong winds decreasing after midnight.
          Snow above 2000 ft late tonight through Fri.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight
chance of snow showers. Lows 15 to 32. Highs 40 to 50. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 25 to 37. Highs 34 to 60. South
winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with isolated showers. Lows 28 to 41.
Highs 37 to 64. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

$$
JB May 17


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