282  
FNAK52 PAFC 232351  
FWFALU  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
351 PM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SCATTERED SHOWERS REMAIN IN THE FORECAST AS A WEAK TROUGH REMAINS  
ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST THROUGH FRIDAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE  
POSSIBLE ACROSS THE KUSKOKWIM VALLEY THIS EVENING ALONG A THERMAL  
TROUGH WHICH EXTENDS JUST TO THE WEST OF THE ALASKA RANGE. THIS  
TROUGH LIFTS NORTH LATE TONIGHT; HOWEVER, IT SHIFTS TOWARD THE  
KUSKOKWIM DELTA THURSDAY EVENING BRINGING FOCUS FOR ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH DUSK.  
 
AKZ153-241730-  
MIDDLE KUSKOKWIM VALLEY-  
INCLUDING...ANIAK...SLEETMUTE  
351 PM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018  
   
ABOVE 1500 FT
 
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 70 50 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 38 (-3) 51 (-2) 38 48-54  
RH % (24H TREND) 96 (0) 55-65 (+7) 93 45-58  
20FTWND(MPH) SE 9-24 S 4-7 SE 3-8 SW 4-7  
CWR 30 40 20 10  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
BELOW 1500 FT
 
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 60 50 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 41 (-2) 56 (-4) 40 60  
RH % (24H TREND) 88-94 (0) 48-57 (+9) 93 42-48  
20FTWND(MPH) S 4-15 SW 2-7 SW 1-5 W 4-7  
CWR 20 40 20 10  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ155-241730-  
KUSKOKWIM DELTA-  
INCLUDING...BETHEL...HOOPER BAY...NUNIVAK ISLAND  
351 PM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018  
   
INLAND AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHWRS SHWRS TSTMS SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 60 40 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 42 (0) 57 (-3) 41 58  
RH % (24H TREND) 83-90 (0) 53 (+8) 93 46-55  
20FTWND(MPH) SE 11-17 E 2-8 E 3-7 NW 5-9  
CWR 0 30 20 10  
LAL 1 1 2 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
COASTAL AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 50 50 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 41 (+3) 54 (0) 41 50  
RH % (24H TREND) 95 (0) 55-61 (-1) 94 57-66  
20FTWND(MPH) SE 8-22 E 4-11 N 6-14 N 6-17  
CWR 10 0 30 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ162-241730-  
GREATER BRISTOL BAY-  
INCLUDING...KING SALMON...DILLINGHAM...NAKNEK...PILOT POINT  
351 PM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018  
   
INLAND AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 40 40 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 38 (0) 48-54 (0) 38 50-56  
RH % (24H TREND) 95 (0) 48-60 (-2) 94 46-56  
20FTWND(MPH) SE 17-28 E 7-22 E 8-19 G26 NE 4-9  
CWR 30 10 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
COASTAL AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 50 50 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 40 (+2) 55 (0) 40 57  
RH % (24H TREND) 94 (0) 46-58 (-4) 92 44-57  
20FTWND(MPH) SE 10-22 E 9-18 E 6-16 NE 6-11  
CWR 30 10 30 10  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.  
HIGHS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ163-241730-  
WESTERN ALASKA RANGE-  
INCLUDING...LAKE CLARK NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE  
351 PM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 50 50 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 38 (+2) 54 (-2) 38 57  
RH % (24H TREND) 94 (0) 36-49 (+2) 85-93 36-46  
20FTWND(MPH) S 6-15 SE 1-8 S 3-8 NE 3-7  
CWR 10 30 30 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
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