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FNAK51 PAFC 211506
FWFAER

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southcentral Alaska
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
706 AM AKDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Some rain showers will persist around the region today.
Winds through channeled terrain will persist through Sunday
as the next front moves toward the north Gulf coast at that
time.

AKZ101-220545-
Anchorage-
Including...Anchorage...Eagle River...Indian...Eklutna
706 AM AKDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.Above 1500 ft...
                   Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover        MCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip type        shwrs        shwrs        shwrs
Chance precip (%)  60           60           60
Temp (24h trend)   39-45 (0)    33 (+1)      40-46
RH % (24h trend)   47-67 (-4)   73-84 (-2)   46-60
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 10-27 G39 SE 17-33 G45 E 10-25 G38
CWR                30           40           40
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.Below 1500 ft...
                   Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover        MCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip type        shwrs        shwrs        shwrs
Chance precip (%)  40           30           30
Temp (24h trend)   50 (0)       35 (-1)      52
RH % (24h trend)   42-52 (-5)   76 (-5)      40-48
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 3-18 G32  E 3-20 G33   NE 2-15 G23
CWR                10           10           10
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...Strongest winds along Turnagain Arm.


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. East winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$

AKZ111-220545-
Matanuska Valley-
Including...Palmer...Wasilla...Sutton...Chickaloon
706 AM AKDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.Above 1500 ft...
                   Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover        MCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip type        shwrs        shwrs        snow
Chance precip (%)  60           60           60
Temp (24h trend)   45 (0)       31 (-1)      45
RH % (24h trend)   46-60 (-9)   70-83 (-4)   42-53
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 2-15 G24  SE 4-18 G26  E 5-14
CWR                30           30           40
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.Below 1500 ft...
                   Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover        MCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip type        shwrs        shwrs        shwrs
Chance precip (%)  40           30           40
Temp (24h trend)   51 (+2)      35 (-1)      53
RH % (24h trend)   39-46 (-15)  67-76 (-5)   33-41
20FTWND(MPH)       E 3-16 G25   E 4-16 G26   E 7-17 G26
CWR                0            0            10
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...Strongest winds through the Knik River Valley.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. East winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and scattered snow
showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$

AKZ121-220545-
Western Kenai Peninsula-
Including...Kenai...Soldotna...Homer...Cooper Landing
706 AM AKDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.Inland Areas...
                   Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover        MCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip type        shwrs        shwrs        shwrs
Chance precip (%)  60           60           60
Temp (24h trend)   44-50 (+1)   36 (+2)      45-51
RH % (24h trend)   41-56 (-4)   74-82 (-6)   39-54
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 6-19 G30  E 6-21 G32   E 9-20 G32
CWR                20           20           40
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...Strongest gusts through channeled terrain.

.Coastal Areas...
                   Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover        MCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip type        shwrs        rain         shwrs
Chance precip (%)  50           50           60
Temp (24h trend)   49 (0)       37 (+3)      50
RH % (24h trend)   43-58 (-7)   79 (-10)     40-58
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 2-14 G20  E 3-17 G25   NE 10-19 G25
CWR                20           10           30
LAL                1            1            1

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs
in the upper 40s. East winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$



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