971  
FNAK51 PAFC 212353  
FWFAER  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
353 PM AKDT FRI JUL 21 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
THE DRYING AND WARMING TREND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON  
AS OFFSHORE FLOW SETS UP OVER SOUTHCENTRAL. AN UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE  
BUILDING IN WILL SUPPRESS CONVECTION AND KEEP THE AREA MAINLY DRY.  
TEMPERATURES AND RH VALUES WILL REMAIN OUTSIDE OF CRITICAL VALUES.  
 
AKZ101-221645-  
ANCHORAGE-  
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA  
353 PM AKDT FRI JUL 21 2017  
   
ABOVE 1500 FT
 
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 49 (0) 66 (+2) 53 64  
RH % (24H TREND) 91 (+5) 62 (+2) 88 69  
20FTWND(MPH) W 2-5 NW 4-6 SW 1-5 S 14-27 G36  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
BELOW 1500 FT
 
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 52 (+1) 72 (0) 57 69  
RH % (24H TREND) 90 (+4) 60 (+11) 88 66  
20FTWND(MPH) W 2-7 W 3-5 SW 1-5 S 5-21 G33  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ111-221645-  
MATANUSKA VALLEY-  
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON  
353 PM AKDT FRI JUL 21 2017  
   
ABOVE 1500 FT
 
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 48 (+1) 70 (+5) 52 65  
RH % (24H TREND) 92 (0) 50-57 (-8) 91 58-65  
20FTWND(MPH) NW 1-7 W 3-6 W 1-6 SW 5-12  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
BELOW 1500 FT
 
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 51 (+1) 75 (+3) 55 72  
RH % (24H TREND) 92 (+3) 54 (+5) 89 60  
20FTWND(MPH) SW 3-8 SW 2-7 SW 2-6 S 4-12  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ121-221645-  
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-  
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING  
353 PM AKDT FRI JUL 21 2017  
   
INLAND AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 50 (+3) 68-75 (+5) 53 66-73  
RH % (24H TREND) 92 (0) 59 (+8) 90 65  
20FTWND(MPH) W 3-7 NW 2-6 W 1-6 S 4-11  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
COASTAL AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 51 (+2) 72 (+6) 53 69  
RH % (24H TREND) 93 (0) 65 (+4) 91 66-73  
20FTWND(MPH) SW 3-11 NW 2-6 W 2-5 SW 7-16  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ141-221645-  
COPPER RIVER BASIN-  
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA  
353 PM AKDT FRI JUL 21 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHWRS NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 49 (-2) 69-77 (+6) 51 64-72  
RH % (24H TREND) 84-90 (+7) 31-41 (-16) 77-86 37-48  
20FTWND(MPH) NW 2-10 NW 1-7 SW 2-6 SW 5-14 G22  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ145-221645-  
SUSITNA VALLEY-  
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL  
353 PM AKDT FRI JUL 21 2017  
   
ABOVE 1500 FT
 
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHWRS NONE NONE SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 0 0 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 48 (-2) 71 (+4) 51 58-64  
RH % (24H TREND) 92 (+3) 39-46 (-22) 90 53-71  
20FTWND(MPH) NW 2-9 W 2-7 W 4-8 SW 9-19 G29  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
BELOW 1500 FT
 
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 0 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 51 (0) 75-81 (+5) 54 67-73  
RH % (24H TREND) 92 (0) 41-48 (-10) 91 59-68  
20FTWND(MPH) S 2-6 LGT/VAR S 4-7 S 7-14 G22  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
MONDAY
 
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS  
AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ171-221645-  
KODIAK ISLAND-  
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY  
353 PM AKDT FRI JUL 21 2017  
   
INLAND AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 49 (-2) 62-70 (+7) 51 60-67  
RH % (24H TREND) 94 (0) 70 (-15) 94 70-77  
20FTWND(MPH) NE 3-13 NW 3-7 W 2-5 W 3-7  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
COASTAL AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 51 (-1) 63-69 (+6) 53 61-67  
RH % (24H TREND) 94 (0) 73 (-11) 94 76  
20FTWND(MPH) NE 1-12 W 3-9 SW 3-8 SW 2-8  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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