Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 190002
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
402 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A SERIES OF FRONTS AND ASSOCIATED UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL
CONTINUE TO BRING WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION TO SOUTHCENTRAL AK
THROUGH MONDAY...WITH HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED AT TIMES ALONG THE COAST.
STRONG GAP WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT TURNAGAIN ARM AND THE
MATANUSKA VALLEY THROUGH THE DAY ON SUNDAY...BUT THE ABUNDANT MOISTURE
ASSOCIATED WITH THESE SYSTEMS WILL KEEP MINIMUM RH VALUES ABOVE
CRITICAL LEVELS.

AKZ101-191815-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
402 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW
CHANCE PRECIP      100          90           70           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   37 (+2)      42-49 (+1)   29           35-43
RH % (24H TREND)   80-87 (+8)   55-68 (+6)   80-91        57-66
20FTWND(MPH)       E 35-50      SE 30-45     E 20-35      S 5-10
CWR                80           70           40           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SNOW/RAIN    SNOW
CHANCE PRECIP      80           70           50           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   39 (+1)      52 (+1)      33           46
RH % (24H TREND)   80 (+4)      51 (0)       76           42-51
20FTWND(MPH)       E 20-35      SE 20-35     SE 10-30     S 5-10
CWR                50           40           30           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-191815-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
402 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW
CHANCE PRECIP      100          90           80           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   36 (+2)      40-47 (-1)   23-30        33-41
RH % (24H TREND)   71-81 (+11)  43-54 (+5)   72-79        50-61
20FTWND(MPH)       E 7-15       SE 5-13      SE 5-11      S 3-7
CWR                80           70           60           40
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP      70           80           50           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   40 (+1)      53 (+1)      34           45
RH % (24H TREND)   58-77 (+9)   34-43 (-2)   60-73        42-48
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 10-25     SE 15-30 G40 SE 10-20 G30 S 5-10
CWR                40           40           30           40
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-191815-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
402 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         SHOWERS      SNOW         SNOW
CHANCE PRECIP      100          80           70           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   37 (+1)      41-49 (-2)   23-30        37-45
RH % (24H TREND)   80-91 (0)    44-65 (0)    78-90        37-49
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 8-16      SE 12-15 G25 SE 10-14     S 7-14
CWR                90           50           40           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SNOW         SNOW SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      90           60           70           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   38 (+1)      43-50 (-2)   31           43
RH % (24H TREND)   81-88 (0)    48-61 (-4)   75-82        41-50
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 10-20 G30 SE 11-25     SE 10-19 G30 SW 13-18
CWR                80           40           30           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ125-191815-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
402 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW
CHANCE PRECIP      100          100          100          80
TEMP (24H TREND)   28-36 (+2)   36-45 (-1)   23-30        31-42
RH % (24H TREND)   88-99 (0)    67-83 (+2)   90-100       53-73
20FTWND(MPH)       E 9-20       SE 7-18      SE 9-17      S 4-7
CWR                100          90           80           40
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW
CHANCE PRECIP      100          100          100          80
TEMP (24H TREND)   30-38 (+2)   37-44 (-3)   24-34        34-41
RH % (24H TREND)   93-100 (0)   71-84 (-2)   90-99        52-67
20FTWND(MPH)       SE 12-21 G29 SE 12-20     SE 12-19     S 3-11
CWR                100          100          80           50
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-191815-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
402 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW         SNOW/RAIN    SNOW         SNOW
CHANCE PRECIP      90           90           80           80
TEMP (24H TREND)   35 (+6)      36-43 (+1)   28           27-34
RH % (24H TREND)   72-79 (0)    50-62 (+5)   77-84        56-66
20FTWND(MPH)       E 4-12       SE 6-11      SE 5-10      S 5-8
CWR                50           70           60           50
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SNOW/RAIN    SNOW
CHANCE PRECIP      100          80           70           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   38 (+3)      41-52 (0)    32           36-43
RH % (24H TREND)   75-84 (+10)  42-67 (+5)   76-86        47-60
20FTWND(MPH)       E 5-11 G18   SE 8-15 G24  SE 6-14 G23  S 6-11
CWR                60           60           50           50
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND
40. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$



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