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
337 PM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKDT THURSDAY
NIGHT FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKDT THURSDAY
NIGHT FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKDT THURSDAY
NIGHT FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

.DISCUSSION...
A THERMAL TROUGH THAT LIES JUST NORTH OF THE ALASKA RANGE WILL MOVE TO
KALTAG TO FAIRBANKS TO CHICKEN BY THU AFTERNOON AND THEN REMAIN THERE
THROUGH FRI. SOUTHERLY CHINOOK WINDS DEVELOPING ACROSS THE ALASKA RANGE
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY WILL CAUSE WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE
THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT NEAR THE ALASKA RANGE.

THESE FEATURES ARE NOW CAUSING GUSTY WINDS THROUGH ALASKA RANGE PASSES THAT WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. RED FLAG CONDITIONS IN ZONES 223 225 AND 226
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. RH WILL RECOVER ABOVE 30% LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH THU MORNING BUT RH RECOVERY WILL BE LESS THAN NORMAL.

AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL MOVE NORTH OVER THE TANANA VALLEY THU AFTERNOON
AND OVER THE YUKON FLATS THU NIGHT. GUSTY WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THIS TROUGH
OVER THE EASTERN INTERIOR THU AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THERE WILL BE SOME CLOUD
COVER AND ISOLATED SHOWERS WITH THIS TROUGH NORTH OF FAIRBANKS AS IT MOVES NORTH
OF THE CHINOOK SHADOW OF THE ALASKA RANGE.



AKZ220-071745-
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...
STEVENS VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...
CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
337 PM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            10           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      22-32 (+1)   53-63 (+3)   26-36        54-64
RH % (24H TREND)      48-63 (-10)  23-38 (+3)   54-69        25-40
20FTWND(MPH)          E 5-9 G15    E 7-11 G15   E 7-11 G19   SE 4-8
CWR                   0            0            2            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 30 TO 40.
HIGHS 56 TO 66. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 30 TO 40. HIGHS
56 TO 66. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 39. HIGHS 50 TO 60. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ221-071745-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
337 PM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)      29-39 (+3)   53-63 (-1)   32-41        53-63
RH % (24H TREND)      44-59 (-21)  22-37 (+5)   50-65        25-40
20FTWND(MPH)          E 8-12       SE 4-8 G18   S 5-9 G20    S 4-8
CWR                   0            0            5            5
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...GUSTY WINDS THU PM.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO 41.
HIGHS 53 TO 63. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 31 TO
40. HIGHS 52 TO 62. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 32 TO 40. HIGHS 53 TO 63. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ222-071745-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
337 PM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      28-38 (+4)   54-64 (+3)   31-40        53-63
RH % (24H TREND)      43-58 (-11)  24-37 (+3)   49-64        23-38
20FTWND(MPH)          E 8-12       SE 7-11 G20  S 8-12 G20   S 5-9
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...GUSTY WINDS THU PM.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 42.
HIGHS 53 TO 63. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 33 TO 42. HIGHS
53 TO 63. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 33 TO 42. HIGHS
52 TO 62. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ223-071745-
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
INCLUDING...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE
337 PM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKDT THURSDAY
NIGHT FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      31-38 (+4)   55-64 (0)    40           54-63
RH % (24H TREND)      41-56 (-36)  25-35 (0)    43-58        23-35
20FTWND(MPH)          SE 8-12 G25  S 12 G35     S 11-15 G35  SE 4-8 G20
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WIND GUSTS NEAR DELTA JUNCTION AND FORT GREELY.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 42.
HIGHS 54 TO 63. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS 52 TO 62. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS 52 TO 62. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ224-071745-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
337 PM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      20-30 (+1)   56-66 (+5)   26-36        57-67
RH % (24H TREND)      40-55 (-21)  24-39 (+1)   46-61        24-39
20FTWND(MPH)          SE 6-10      SE 8-12 G20  S 11-15 G21  S 4-8
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...GUSTY WINDS THU PM.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 29 TO 39.
HIGHS 59 TO 69. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 39. HIGHS 59 TO 69. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 31 TO 39. HIGHS
51 TO 61. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ225-071745-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...HEALY...DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...
KANTISHNA
337 PM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKDT THURSDAY
NIGHT FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            30           30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)      31-38 (+5)   50-60 (-3)   33-39        50-60
RH % (24H TREND)      43-58 (-28)  20-35 (0)    51-66        31-46
20FTWND(MPH)          SE 13 G30    S 15 G40     S 16 G40     S 10 G20
CWR                   0            5            5            5
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS FROM DENALI PARK ENTRANCE TO JUST NORTH OF HEALY.
          SHOWERS THU AND FRI SOUTH OF DENALI PARK ENTRANCE.


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO 41.
HIGHS 50 TO 60. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 39. HIGHS 50 TO 60. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 40. HIGHS 51 TO 61. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ226-071745-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...
TRIMS CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
337 PM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKDT THURSDAY
NIGHT FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP         0            10           30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)      26-36 (+3)   50-60 (-1)   29-39        49-59
RH % (24H TREND)      42-57 (-27)  23-38 (+4)   52-67        26-41
20FTWND(MPH)          SE 9-13 G30  S 15 G40     S 19 G40     S 10 G20
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...STRONGEST WINDS FROM BLACK RAPIDS TO FORT GREELY.
          SHOWERS THU AND FRI SOUTH OF BLACK RAPIDS.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO 41.
HIGHS 50 TO 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 31 TO 40. HIGHS 50 TO 60. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 31 TO 39. HIGHS
49 TO 58. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

JB MAY 15



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