Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SPOT FORECAST FOR YTA DMPTR...ALASKA FIRE SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
527 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1650 AKDT ON MAY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH EARLY EVENING WITH MARGINAL RED FLAG
CONDITIONS...WITH MIN RH VALUES AT OR JUST BELOW 20 PERCENT. WINDS WILL
REMAIN GUSTY OUT OF THE NW THROUGH MID EVENING...AND WILL DIMINISH AFTER
AROUND 9 PM AS AN INVERSION DEVELOPS AND A LIGHT DRAINAGE FLOW DEVELOPS OUT
OF THE EAST. SIMILAR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE BURN SITE FOR TOMORROW
IN TERMS OF MIN RH VALUES...HOWEVER WINDS WILL BE EASTERLY AND LIGHTER OFF
THE RIDGE EAST OF EIELSON AFB.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MIN HUMIDITY........18 PERCENT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000-8000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 2 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........NW 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 17 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000-8000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 3 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........NW 5 TO 9 MPH BECOMING EAST AROUND 3 MPH.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8500-10000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 3 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...SCHWARTZ
REQUESTED BY...WADE MCPHETRDIGE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150503.YTADM.01/AFG


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