401  
FNAK52 PAFC 252343  
FWFALU  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
343 PM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
AN UPPER LEVEL SHORTWAVE WILL INITIATE A FEW THUNDERSTORMS AS IT  
MOVES OVER THE KUSKOKWIM VALLEY THIS EVENING. OTHERWISE, A  
SHOWERY REGIME REMAINS ACROSS THE REGION AS LOW PRESSURE IS RE-  
ENFORCED BY TWO OTHER DEVELOPING SYSTEMS ACROSS THE BERING. GUSTY  
SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW TAPERS DOWN TONIGHT WITH SOUTH FLOW CONTINUING  
THROUGH SATURDAY.  
 
AKZ153-261645-  
MIDDLE KUSKOKWIM VALLEY-  
INCLUDING...ANIAK...SLEETMUTE  
343 PM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017  
   
ABOVE 1500 FT
 
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 60 70 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 29 (-4) 43 (+4) 32 47  
RH % (24H TREND) 89-96 (0) 53-67 (-10) 86-94 39-64  
20FTWND(MPH) W 12-19 S 8-11 S 6-12 SE 11-18  
CWR 80 40 40 40  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
   
BELOW 1500 FT
 
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 60 60 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 30 (-4) 47 (+3) 34 52  
RH % (24H TREND) 94 (0) 50-57 (-6) 91 37-49  
20FTWND(MPH) SW 9-16 S 9-11 S 8-12 SE 11-16  
CWR 80 30 40 40  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ155-261645-  
KUSKOKWIM DELTA-  
INCLUDING...BETHEL...HOOPER BAY...NUNIVAK ISLAND  
343 PM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017  
   
INLAND AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 50 50 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 31 (-4) 46 (+3) 34 51  
RH % (24H TREND) 94 (0) 53-60 (-6) 91 46-53  
20FTWND(MPH) W 12-16 S 10-15 SW 6-14 SE 5-9  
CWR 60 20 30 30  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
COASTAL AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 30 30 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 32 (-2) 43 (+2) 34 46  
RH % (24H TREND) 90 (0) 62-73 (+1) 89 52-65  
20FTWND(MPH) SW 10-15 S 15-21 S 13-18 S 6-9  
CWR 10 10 10 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ162-261645-  
GREATER BRISTOL BAY-  
INCLUDING...KING SALMON...DILLINGHAM...NAKNEK...PILOT POINT  
343 PM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017  
   
INLAND AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 70 70 70  
TEMP (24H TREND) 31 (-4) 47 (+3) 36 50  
RH % (24H TREND) 94 (0) 53-61 (-3) 93 50-64  
20FTWND(MPH) SW 11-21 G29 SE 7-13 SE 7-17 SE 12-23  
CWR 70 40 50 50  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
COASTAL AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 80 80 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 35 (-3) 48 (+3) 38 51  
RH % (24H TREND) 93 (0) 53-63 (-6) 91 49-61  
20FTWND(MPH) SW 8-20 SE 6-11 S 5-13 E 7-13  
CWR 20 50 60 40  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ163-261645-  
WESTERN ALASKA RANGE-  
INCLUDING...LAKE CLARK NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE  
343 PM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHWRS SHWRS SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 100 60 60 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 30 (-3) 47 (+4) 33 49  
RH % (24H TREND) 95 (+1) 53-60 (-10) 89 42-51  
20FTWND(MPH) SW 11-20 G27 S 7-13 SE 10-17 SE 12-18  
CWR 90 40 40 30  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SUNDAY
 
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS  
IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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