Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNAK51 PAFC 050006
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
406 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER SYSTEM WILL MOVE OVER THE SOUTHCENTRAL THIS EVENING. STABLE AIR
AND A LACK OF LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL KEEP ACTIVITY MAINLY CONFINED TO THE
SUSITNA VALLEY AND SURROUNDING MOUNTAINS. CLOUDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE
OVERNIGHT AS THE UPPER SYSTEM MOVES OVERHEAD. WINDS WILL REMAIN GENERALLY
LIGHT BUT A BUILDING RIDGE IN THE GULF WILL BRING GAP WINDS THROUGH TURNAGAIN
ARM...THE KNIK RIVER VALLEY...AND COPPER RIVER.

AKZ101-051830-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
406 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   32 (0)       44-52 (-6)   37           42-48
RH % (24H TREND)   72-90 (0)    35-45 (+5)   68-86        31-40
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NW 3-6       SE 9-26      SE 12-30
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

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

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   30-36 (0)    56 (-3)      40           56
RH % (24H TREND)   77-85 (0)    32-41 (-1)   74-82        26-34
20FTWND(MPH)       W 3-7        W 1-5        SE 5-15      SE 8-21
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-051830-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
406 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      30           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   27-33 (0)    43-51 (-7)   35           44-52
RH % (24H TREND)   76-90 (+6)   34-43 (+3)   70-85        28-38
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      S 2-6        S 3-7        SE 3-7
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

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

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   29-35 (0)    57 (-5)      39           58
RH % (24H TREND)   76-86 (0)    29-38 (+1)   72-83        27
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 1-7       SW 1-9       S 2-10       SE 1-12
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-051830-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
406 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            40
TEMP (24H TREND)   32 (0)       48-55 (-4)   37           47-54
RH % (24H TREND)   84-94 (0)    33-44 (+4)   83-92        30-48
20FTWND(MPH)       W 2-7        NW 2-5       N 2-6        E 5-10
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            20           50
TEMP (24H TREND)   36 (0)       52 (-2)      40           54
RH % (24H TREND)   86-97 (+5)   37-56 (+1)   84-93        30-61
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 6-12      W 3-7        W 1-6        NE 4-10
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ125-051830-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
406 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            50
TEMP (24H TREND)   29-35 (0)    38-46 (-9)   36           37-48
RH % (24H TREND)   85-96 (+6)   31-52 (+3)   83-94        36-58
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SE 1-7       SE 4-8       E 4-9
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            40           70
TEMP (24H TREND)   34-40 (0)    40-46 (-8)   40           38-47
RH % (24H TREND)   86-96 (+6)   39-60 (+8)   85-96        44-70
20FTWND(MPH)       SW 0-6       S 1-6        SE 1-5       E 4-12
CWR                0            0            0            30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-051830-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
406 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

                   TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER        MCLEAR       MCLDY        PCLDY        CLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   23-29 (0)    44-52 (-5)   32           48-54
RH % (24H TREND)   73-85 (+4)   20-31 (-2)   70-85        19-31
20FTWND(MPH)       N 2-6        SW 3-11      SW 3-11      SE 2-8
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-051830-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
406 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           20           20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   26-36 (0)    40-47 (-7)   35           43-51
RH % (24H TREND)   86-94 (+19)  33-46 (+1)   82-93        30-44
20FTWND(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SW 3-6       S 1-6        E 2-6
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

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

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   33 (0)       56 (-4)      37           59
RH % (24H TREND)   87-95 (+4)   27-36 (-1)   84-91        23-35
20FTWND(MPH)       W 1-6        S 2-5        S 2-6        E 2-5
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$



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