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
840 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223 FOR
DELTA JUNCTION AND VICINITY...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY
FOR STRON WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226 FOR
THE NORTH SLOPES OF THE EASTERN ALASKA RANGE...

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT IN CENTRAL ALASKA WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE EASTERN
INTERIOR TODAY AND TO THE ALCAN BORDER BY LATE TONIGHT. THERE WILL BE SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THAT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS
THE EASTERN INTERIOR AHEAD OF THIS FRONT.

A THERMAL TROUGH WILL REFORM OVER THE TANANA VALLEY WED CAUSING WARMING
AND DRYING CONDITIONS. THIS WILL ALSO CAUSE GUSTY WINDS TO DEVELOP THROUGH
ALASKA RANGE PASSES WED AFTERNOON THROUGH THU WITH RED FLAG CONDITIONS
EXPECTED BY WED PM IN ZONES 223 AND 226 AND POSSIBLY IN ZONE 225.

AKZ220-061045-
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...STEVENS
VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...CIRCLE HOT
SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
840 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         30           30           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      46-56 (-3)   21-31 (0)    53-63
RH % (24H TREND)      23-38 (+12)  58-73 (+9)   23-38
20FTWND(MPH)          NE 8-12 G22  NE 9-13 G22  S 3-7
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 23 TO 33. HIGHS 56 TO 66. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 28 TO 38. HIGHS 56 TO 66. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 30 TO 40.
HIGHS 54 TO 64. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ221-061045-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...MANLEY HOT
SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
840 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         30           20            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      51-61 (-3)   28-38 (+3)   55-65
RH % (24H TREND)      23-38 (+17)  54-69 (0)    20-35
20FTWND(MPH)          N 6-10       N 8-12 G20   LGT/VAR
CWR                   5            2            0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS 56 TO 66. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 43. HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 31 TO 41.
HIGHS 53 TO 63. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ222-061045-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...CHENA
HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
840 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         30           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      50-60 (-3)   25-35 (0)    55-65
RH % (24H TREND)      27-42 (+15)  51-66 (+8)   22-37
20FTWND(MPH)          W 8-12 G20   N 9-13 G21   S 3-7
CWR                   10           20           0
LAL                   2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF FAIRBANKS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27 TO 37. HIGHS 59 TO 69. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 43. HIGHS 58 TO 68. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS 55 TO 65. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ223-061045-
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
INCLUDING...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...HARDING/BIRCH
LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE
840 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         40           40           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      50-58 (-3)   29-37 (+2)   54-63
RH % (24H TREND)      26-41 (+12)  51-66 (0)    20-31
20FTWND(MPH)          W 9-13 G23   W 10-14 G22  SE 5-9 G25
CWR                   10           20           0
LAL                   2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING EAST OF DELTA.
          RED FLAG CONDITIONS WITH GUSTY WINDS WED AFTERNOON AND EVENING
          FROM DELTA JUNCTION TO FT GREELY.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 30 TO 40. HIGHS 57 TO 65.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 59 TO 67. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 41. HIGHS 57 TO 65. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ224-061045-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
840 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         40           40           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      48-58 (-1)   26-35 (+3)   51-61
RH % (24H TREND)      25-40 (+16)  57-72 (+7)   21-36
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 7-11 G20  W 8-12 G20   SW 4-8
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   2            2            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 25 TO 35. HIGHS 56 TO 66. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 40. HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 31 TO 41.
HIGHS 54 TO 64. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ225-061045-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...HEALY...DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...
KANTISHNA
840 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         40           40           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      49-59 (-2)   27-37 (+3)   53-63
RH % (24H TREND)      27-42 (+21)  59-74 (-3)   23-38
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 6-10 G17  S 6-10 G18   E 7-11 G22
CWR                   10           30           0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...NEAR RED FLAG CONDITIONS WED PM NEAR HEALY.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 39. HIGHS 52 TO 62. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 32 TO 40. HIGHS
53 TO 63. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
31 TO 40. HIGHS 52 TO 62. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ226-061045-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...TRIMS
CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
840 AM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY
FOR STRON WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         50           50           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      49-58 (-2)   27-37 (+3)   51-61
RH % (24H TREND)      26-41 (+18)  60-75 (-5)   22-37
20FTWND(MPH)          W 7-11 G20   W 7-11 G20   S 8-12 G26
CWR                   0            20           0
LAL                   1            1            1

REMARKS...RED FLAG CONDITIONS WITH GUSTY WINDS WED AFTERNOON AND EVENING
          FROM ISABELL PASS TO FT GREELY.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27 TO 37. HIGHS 53 TO 63. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 32 TO 41. HIGHS 54 TO 64. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS 52 TO 62. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

JB MAY 15


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