Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 210009
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
409 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT HAS BEEN MUCH SLOWER TO PUSH UP COOK INLET BUT IT APPEARS
THAT ANCHORAGE AND THE MAT-SU VALLEY WILL SEE A PERIOD OF SNOWFALL
THIS EVENING BEFORE TAPERING TO SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT.
SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE FORECAST
PERIOD WITH AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE PUSHING ACROSS SOUTHCENTRAL
ALASKA ON TUESDAY. CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO DRY OUT A LITTLE BIT
MID TO LATE THIS WEEK BUT NOT CLOSE TO ANY CRITICAL VALUES.

AKZ101-211845-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
409 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW         SHOWERS      SNOW SHOWERS SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          30           60           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   28 (-5)      37-44 (+5)   27           37-45
RH % (24H TREND)   88-95 (0)    47-60 (-7)   79-93        41-54
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 5-8       SE 15-35     E 20-35      E 6-13
CWR                40           10           30           0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW SHOWERS SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      100          20           40           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   31 (-4)      48 (+7)      31           49
RH % (24H TREND)   88 (+4)      41-52 (-8)   86           35-45
20FTWND(MPH)       S 6-10       SE 5-20      SE 9-22      E 3-10
CWR                40           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-211845-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
409 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW         SHOWERS      SNOW SHOWERS SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      80           30           60           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   21-27 (-5)   35-43 (+2)   16-26        36-44
RH % (24H TREND)   82-93 (+6)   45-55 (-7)   79-86        37-50
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 3-6       SE 6-10      SE 5-12      LGT/VAR
CWR                40           10           20           0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      80           20           30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   32 (-3)      48 (+7)      31           48
RH % (24H TREND)   77-90 (+5)   45 (-12)     72-84        31-37
20FTWND(MPH)       S 3-8        SE 7-10      SE 7-10      E 1-6
CWR                40           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-211845-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
409 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW SHOWERS SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW
CHANCE PRECIP      50           70           70           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   29 (-2)      38-46 (+8)   31           39-47
RH % (24H TREND)   94 (+1)      41-56 (-9)   85-95        42-54
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 9-14      SE 7-13      E 7-13       E 7-11
CWR                0            40           40           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW         SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      60           70           70           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   31 (0)       45 (+8)      33           46
RH % (24H TREND)   86-95 (0)    43-61 (-1)   87-96        44-58
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 14-19     SE 4-16      E 5-14       NE 7-17
CWR                20           40           40           0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ125-211845-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
409 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW SHOWERS SNOW         SNOW         SNOW
CHANCE PRECIP      60           80           80           80
TEMP (24H TREND)   26 (-7)      32-42 (+2)   24-31        32-42
RH % (24H TREND)   91-98 (0)    58-75 (-3)   93-99        55-77
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 5-9       SE 7-15      E 10-17      E 5-12
CWR                20           50           70           50
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW         SNOW         SNOW         SNOW/RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      70           80           80           80
TEMP (24H TREND)   26-36 (-2)   35-42 (+2)   26-34        35-42
RH % (24H TREND)   91-97 (0)    63-78 (-1)   99           58-73
20FTWND(MPH)       W 6-14       SE 6-13      SE 10-17     E 6-17
CWR                20           60           70           50
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS AROUND
30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-211845-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
409 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW         SNOW         SNOW         SNOW SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      80           70           70           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   24 (-5)      28-35 (-1)   14-23        31-37
RH % (24H TREND)   91-97 (+6)   50-69 (-5)   91-98        42-64
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 5-9       S 5-10       SE 3-9       E 2-7
CWR                50           40           40           0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW         SNOW         SNOW         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      80           60           60           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   30 (-6)      37-46 (+3)   29           40-47
RH % (24H TREND)   88-96 (+5)   40-59 (-11)  89-96        32-45
20FTWND(MPH)       S 6-11       SE 6-9       SE 3-8       E 2-6
CWR                40           40           30           0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$


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