991  
FNAK52 PAFC 182300  
FWFALU  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
300 PM AKDT WED JUL 18 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL AGAIN BE MINIMAL THROUGH THE PERIOD  
EVEN AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN OVER THE SOUTHWEST  
PORTION OF THE MAINLAND. MOSTLY SUNNY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL BE  
PRESENT OVER THE THE MIDDLE KUSKOKWIM RIVER VALLEY THOUGH MINIMUM  
RH'S WILL ONLY DROP DOWN INTO THE 40'S BEFORE QUICKLY RECOVERING  
OVERNIGHT. THE REST OF THE ZONES SHOULD REMAIN OF LITTLE CONCERN  
AS LOW CLOUD COVER WITH HIGHER SURFACE MOISTURE WILL PERSIST  
THROUGH TOMORROW.  
 
AKZ153-191715-  
MIDDLE KUSKOKWIM VALLEY-  
INCLUDING...ANIAK...SLEETMUTE  
300 PM AKDT WED JUL 18 2018  
   
ABOVE 1500 FT
 
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 48 (+2) 59-66 (0) 50 62-69  
RH % (24H TREND) 87-96 (0) 56-71 (+1) 87-95 54-70  
20FTWND(MPH) SW 1-7 S 1-6 S 1-5 S 4-11  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
BELOW 1500 FT
 
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 51 (+5) 71 (0) 52 74  
RH % (24H TREND) 91 (0) 50-59 (+1) 90 48-57  
20FTWND(MPH) SW 2-7 SW 2-6 SW 1-5 S 2-9  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ155-191715-  
KUSKOKWIM DELTA-  
INCLUDING...BETHEL...HOOPER BAY...NUNIVAK ISLAND  
300 PM AKDT WED JUL 18 2018  
   
INLAND AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 50 (0) 66 (+4) 52 70  
RH % (24H TREND) 95 (0) 64-70 (-2) 94 60-67  
20FTWND(MPH) W 3-5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SE 2-6  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
COASTAL AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 50 (+3) 59 (+3) 51 62  
RH % (24H TREND) 92 (0) 72-79 (-2) 91 78  
20FTWND(MPH) S 3-8 S 4-10 SW 3-8 E 5-10  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ162-191715-  
GREATER BRISTOL BAY-  
INCLUDING...KING SALMON...DILLINGHAM...NAKNEK...PILOT POINT  
300 PM AKDT WED JUL 18 2018  
   
INLAND AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 48 (+3) 66 (-1) 49 69  
RH % (24H TREND) 95 (0) 56-65 (0) 95 58-68  
20FTWND(MPH) S 2-8 S 2-6 S 2-6 SE 5-13  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
COASTAL AREAS
 
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE SHWRS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 47 (0) 63 (0) 50 67  
RH % (24H TREND) 95 (0) 62-72 (-1) 94 65-77  
20FTWND(MPH) S 3-11 SE 4-14 SE 3-14 E 9-20  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS  
AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ163-191715-  
WESTERN ALASKA RANGE-  
INCLUDING...LAKE CLARK NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE  
300 PM AKDT WED JUL 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 50 (+7) 72 (-3) 52 69-76  
RH % (24H TREND) 91 (0) 45-54 (+4) 91 43-53  
20FTWND(MPH) SW 2-7 SW 1-5 SW 2-5 S 2-11  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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