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
406 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY
FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY
FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY
FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT FROM OLD CROW TO FAIRBANKS TO ANVIK WILL MOVE
TO EAGLE TO DENALI BY 4AM WED AND THEN DISSIPATE. THERE WILL BE SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THAT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS
THE EASTERN INTERIOR AHEAD OF THIS FRONT.

A THERMAL TROUGH WILL FORM JUST NORTH OF THE ALASKA RANGE ON WED
CAUSING WARMING AND DRYING CONDITIONS. THIS WILL ALSO CAUSE GUSTY
WINDS TO DEVELOP THROUGH ALASKA RANGE PASSES WED AFTERNOON THROUGH THU NIGHT.
WITH WILL CAUSE RED FLAG CONDITIONS TO WED AFTERNOON IN ZONES 223 225
AND 226. THE RED FLAG CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP AGAIN ON THU
IN THOSE SAME AREAS.

AKZ220-061815-
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...
STEVENS VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...
CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
406 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         30           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      23-33 (-2)   53-63 (+4)   21-31        53-63
RH % (24H TREND)      58-73 (+7)   22-37 (-1)   42-57        18-33
20FTWND(MPH)          NE 6  G20    SE 3-7       E 5-9 G15    E 6-10
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26 TO 36. HIGHS 54 TO 64. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 30 TO 40.
HIGHS 54 TO 64. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 30 TO 40. HIGHS
54 TO 64. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ221-061815-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
406 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      23-33 (-1)   54-64 (+5)   28-38        54-64
RH % (24H TREND)      40-55 (+1)   19-34 (-4)   32-47        18-30
20FTWND(MPH)          N 4-8 G18    E 5-9        E 8-12 G17   E 8-12 G17
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 32 TO 42. HIGHS 55 TO 65. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 31 TO 41.
HIGHS 55 TO 65. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 31 TO 40. HIGHS
53 TO 63. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ222-061815-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
406 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         30           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      22-32 (-3)   54-64 (+6)   25-35        57-67
RH % (24H TREND)      51-66 (+11)  22-37 (-7)   32-47        25
20FTWND(MPH)          NW 6-10 G20  E 5          SE 4-8 G15   SE 4-8
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING EAST OF FAIRBANKS.
          GUSTY WINDS THIS EVENING.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 32 TO 42. HIGHS 57 TO 67. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS 57 TO 67. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 33 TO 41. HIGHS
55 TO 65. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ223-061815-
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
INCLUDING...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE
406 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         40           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      26-35 (0)    53-63 (+2)   28-38        56-64
RH % (24H TREND)      51-66 (-1)   20-28 (-11)  28-43        20-28
20FTWND(MPH)          W 7-11 G19   SE 3-7 G25   SE 5-9 G25   SE 20 G30
CWR                   20           0            0            0
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.
          GUSTY WINDS NEAR DELTA JUNCTION WED PM THROUGH THU PM.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 33 TO 41. HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 41. HIGHS 57 TO 66. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS 55 TO 65.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ224-061815-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
406 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         40           10           0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      24-34 (+2)   50-60 (+3)   21-31        56-66
RH % (24H TREND)      57-72 (+7)   21-36 (-1)   29-44        19-34
20FTWND(MPH)          W 9-13       SW 3-7       E 5-9 G18    SE 9-13
CWR                   20           0            0            0
LAL                   2            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 28 TO 38. HIGHS 60 TO 70. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS 60 TO 70.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 31 TO
39. HIGHS 54 TO 64. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ225-061815-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...HEALY...DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...
KANTISHNA
406 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY
FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 225...

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         30           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      24-34 (0)    53-63 (+5)   31-39        52-62
RH % (24H TREND)      38-53 (-4)   18-33 (-9)   37-52        18-29
20FTWND(MPH)          SW 6-10 G19  E 7-11 G25   SE 9-13 G31  S 20 G30
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
          GUSTY WINDS NEAR DELTA JUNCTION WED PM THROUGH THU PM.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO 40.
HIGHS 54 TO 64. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 31 TO 40.
HIGHS 54 TO 64. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 30 TO
39. HIGHS 52 TO 62. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ226-061815-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...
TRIMS CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
406 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY
FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 226|...

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP         40           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      26-35 (+1)   51-61 (+3)   27-37        53-63
RH % (24H TREND)      54-69 (-2)   22-37 (-6)   42-57        18-33
20FTWND(MPH)          W 11-15 G20  SE 7-11 G25  S 20 G29     S 14 G31
CWR                   20           0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1

REMARKS...ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
          GUSTY WINDS NEAR DELTA JUNCTION WED PM THROUGH THU PM.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 32 TO 41. HIGHS 53 TO 63. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 31 TO 41.
HIGHS 53 TO 63. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 31 TO 38. HIGHS 52 TO 62. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

JB MAY 15


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