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FNAK51 PAFC 292357
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
357 PM AKDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A DISTURBANCE ACROSS THE COPPER BASIN WILL SPREAD RAIN AND RAIN SHOWERS
AS FAR EAST AS MCCARTHY TONIGHT BEFORE SHIFTING EAST WEDNESDAY.
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS EVENING WILL IMPACT MAINLY MOUNTAINOUS
LOCATIONS...WITH ONLY ISOLATED MOUNTAIN SHOWERS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN. TEMPERATURES WILL RISE ABOVE AVERAGE THE NEXT
TWO DAYS...WITH INLAND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING INTO THE 30S
AND 40S. HOWEVER...NO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS ARE EXPECTED. HIGH
PRESSURE RIDGING ALOFT WILL HOLD THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH ONLY ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED MOUNTAIN SHOWERS...AND CONTINUED NEAR TO SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES.


AKZ101-301800-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
357 PM AKDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   51 (+11)     67 (+2)      48           58-64
RH % (24H TREND)   92 (0)       49-59 (-4)   97           61-71
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 4-7       S 2-21       S 10-18G23   LGT/VAR
CWR                10           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      10           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   53 (+5)      73 (+2)      53           69
RH % (24H TREND)   83-90 (0)    41-48 (-3)   88-94        54-62
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 4-7       SW 2-12      S 5-17       W 3-5
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ111-301800-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
357 PM AKDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      30           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   48 (+5)      61-67 (+1)   46           58-65
RH % (24H TREND)   87-96 (0)    39-49 (-2)   99           54-66
20FTWND(MPH)       NE 4-8       SE 3-6       S 2-6        SW 3-6
CWR                10           0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      20           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   52 (+5)      74 (+1)      52           71
RH % (24H TREND)   87-93 (0)    41 (-2)      89-95        49-56
20FTWND(MPH)       N 3-8        S 2-7        S 2-12       SW 3-6
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ121-301800-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
357 PM AKDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            20           0
TEMP (24H TREND)   49 (+1)      71 (+3)      49           62-68
RH % (24H TREND)   87-95 (0)    42-54 (-2)   96           54-62
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 5-9       NW 2-5       SW 3-9       W 3-7
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   52 (+1)      69 (+1)      51           66
RH % (24H TREND)   84-90 (0)    47-63 (-1)   98           59-70
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 5-10 G19  W 5-13       SW 9-16      SW 7-17
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ125-301800-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
357 PM AKDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.INLAND AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP      20           0            20           20
TEMP (24H TREND)   48 (+1)      59-66 (-1)   49           56-66
RH % (24H TREND)   99 (0)       50-69 (+6)   99           56-77
20FTWND(MPH)       NW 3-6       SE 4-7       SE 4-6       LGT/VAR
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.COASTAL AREAS...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      10           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   51 (0)       62 (-3)      50           55-62
RH % (24H TREND)   99 (0)       61-79 (+13)  99           63-84
20FTWND(MPH)       W 3-6        SE 4-7       SE 3-5       S 3-6
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ141-301800-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
357 PM AKDT TUE JUL 29 2014

                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      70           40           0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   46 (+3)      62-69 (+3)   44           65-71
RH % (24H TREND)   87-95 (0)    31-43 (-8)   80-89        36-45
20FTWND(MPH)       N 5-17       N 2-7        SE 2-7       SW 3-9
CWR                40           20           0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...TONIGHT...RAIN FROM MCCARTHY EAST...WITH
SCATTERED SHOWERS ELSEWHERE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

AKZ145-301800-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
357 PM AKDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.ABOVE 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   41-48 (+4)   61-67 (+4)   41-47        59-66
RH % (24H TREND)   90-98 (0)    31-38 (-12)  95           40-63
20FTWND(MPH)       N 8-21       NE 4-10      N 3-7        SW 6-11
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 1500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER        MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP      0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)   49 (+4)      74 (+3)      51           71
RH % (24H TREND)   93 (0)       35 (-4)      97           50-56
20FTWND(MPH)       N 9-15       N 3-9        S 3-9        S 5-9
CWR                0            0            0            0
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$




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