Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 272350
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
350 PM AKDT MON APR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
RAIN SHOWERS...MIXED WITH SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS THE COPPER BASIN...WILL
CONTINUE TO BE A THREAT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS WEAK DISTURBANCES MOVE
OVER SOUTHCENTRAL. A BRIEF REPRIEVE IN SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP ON TUESDAY
AS WEAK OFFSHORE FLOW DRIES THE AIRMASS OUT. MOISTURE AND SHOWERS WILL
THEN INCREASE IN COVERAGE WEDNESDAY AS ANOTHER DISTURBANCE MOVES IN...
AND OFFSHORE FLOW SLACKENS.

AKZ101-281800-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
350 PM AKDT MON APR 27 2015

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

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      60           50           20           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   34 (-6)      44 (+2)      35           46
RH % (24H TREND)   86-95 (+14)  52-69 (+2)   78-90        51-66
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 8-24      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE 11-28
CWR                20           10           0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

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

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      40           40           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   40 (-3)      53 (0)       38           54
RH % (24H TREND)   81-88 (+19)  41-52 (-3)   80           41-50
20FTWND(MPH)       S 3-17       NW 3-5       SW 2-5       SE 4-19
CWR                10           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-281800-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
350 PM AKDT MON APR 27 2015

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

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      80           50           30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   28-34 (-4)   40-46 (+3)   31           41-49
RH % (24H TREND)   84-93 (+9)   48-63 (-1)   78-86        45-58
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S 6-12
CWR                20           20           0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

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

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      70           50           20           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   38 (-1)      54 (+2)      37           54
RH % (24H TREND)   77-88 (+17)  38-45 (-5)   72-78        44
20FTWND(MPH)       S 2-9        LGT/VAR      N 2-5        S 5-9
CWR                10           10           0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-281800-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
350 PM AKDT MON APR 27 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      80           30           0            30
TEMP (24H TREND)   32-38 (-3)   45-53 (+1)   36           46-54
RH % (24H TREND)   92 (+12)     44-61 (-3)   80-89        41-57
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NW 5-7       NW 3-6       SE 3-9
CWR                40           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...LOCALLY HEAVY SHOWERS WITH GUSTY WINDS AT TIMES IN THE EVENING.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      30           0            0            20
TEMP (24H TREND)   38 (-1)      52 (0)       37           53
RH % (24H TREND)   92 (+10)     45-58 (-5)   80-86        45-62
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 4-13      W 5-8        W 2-6        W 3-7
CWR                10           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ125-281800-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
350 PM AKDT MON APR 27 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      60           40           30           40
TEMP (24H TREND)   29-35 (-3)   38-48 (+1)   33           37-47
RH % (24H TREND)   90-97 (+1)   59-79 (-2)   95           61-79
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NW 3-6       NW 2-5       E 7-10
CWR                30           0            0            10
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      60           30           40           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   30-37 (-4)   42-50 (+3)   32-38        40-48
RH % (24H TREND)   88-96 (0)    60-73 (-7)   84-94        65-78
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 2-6       NW 5-8       NW 4-8       E 4-8
CWR                20           0            0            20
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-281800-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
350 PM AKDT MON APR 27 2015

                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW/RAIN    SHOWERS      SNOW SHOWERS SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      70           50           30           30
TEMP (24H TREND)   28 (-5)      39-46 (+1)   21-28        41-48
RH % (24H TREND)   82-93 (+3)   41-60 (-6)   79-89        40-57
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 3-12      N 4-13       N 2-10       S 4-10
CWR                30           20           0            10
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-281800-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
350 PM AKDT MON APR 27 2015

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

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      70           40           0            30
TEMP (24H TREND)   31 (-2)      40-46 (+1)   19-29        40-46
RH % (24H TREND)   88-95 (+19)  47-66 (+3)   77-89        45-62
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      N 2-7        N 3-7        SE 2-6
CWR                40           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

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

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      40           20           0            20
TEMP (24H TREND)   36 (+2)      56 (+3)      35           49-55
RH % (24H TREND)   91 (+16)     33-42 (-5)   74-80        35-45
20FTWND(MPH)       S 3-6        NW 3-7       N 5-8        SE 2-7
CWR                10           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$


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