Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for DTA East RX...BLM-AFS
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
514 AM AKDT Thu Apr 19 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 AKDT on April 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...High pressure remains over interior Alaska. A weather
front will move to the Alaska Range this afternoon and into the
Southeast Interior this this evening. Relative Humidity values
will fall into the 20s and lower 30s today.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Temperature.........37 at ignition...Max 41.
RH..................34 percent at ignition...Min 28 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........East 5 to 9 mph gust to 15 mph.
Ridgetop wind.......East 15 mph.
Mixing height.......2700 ft AGL increasing to 7600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 8 to 12 mph.
INVERSION BURNOFF...after 1000 AKDT.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent) then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Isolated snow
                    showers late in the evening. Scattered snow
                    showers overnight.
CWR.................4 percent increasing to 31 percent early in the
                    morning.
LAL.................1.
Temperature.........Min 24.
RH..................Max 80 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast 5 to 9 mph becoming northwest
                    overnight.
Ridgetop wind.......Northeast 10 mph becoming northwest.
Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL decreasing to 1200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 3 to 8 mph.
INVERSION SETUP.....after 0200 AKDT.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Snow showers likely,
                    may mix with rain showers in the afternoon.
CWR.................31 percent decreasing to 20 percent late in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Temperature.........Max 35.
RH..................Min 50 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North 5 to 9 mph becoming northwest 8 to 13 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Ridgetop wind.......Northwest 15 mph becoming southwest 20 mph.
Mixing height.......1200 ft AGL increasing to 4200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 3 to 5 mph.
INVERSION BURNOFF...after 1200 AKDT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow showers likely, may mix with
rain in the afternoon. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs around 40.
South winds 10 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds 5 to 9 mph.

.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 50s.
Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.

$$
Forecaster...BERG
Requested by...Demers
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1806761.3/AFG
.DELDT 04/19/18



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