547  
FNAK53 PAFG 232229  
FWFAFG  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR ALASKA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK  
229 PM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE SOUTHEAST  
INTERIOR AND STALL TONIGHT BRINGING WETTING RAINS TO MOST OF THE  
AREA EAST AND SOUTH OF FAIRBANKS. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA  
THROUGH THURSDAY. THERMAL TROUGH IS OVER THE UPPER YUKON FLATS AND  
WILL DRIFT SOUTH TO THE MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY TONIGHT, THEN SLIDE  
BACK NORTH FRIDAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN ABOVE 35  
PERCENT WITH EXCELLENT OVERNIGHT RECOVERY.  
 
AKZ218-241630-  
SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ARCTIC VILLAGE, WISEMAN, COLDFOOT,  
CHANDALAR DOT CAMP, AND INIAKUK LAKE  
229 PM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 20 30 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 30-40 (+2) 50-60 (+2) 30-40 51-61  
RH % (24H TREND) 81-96 (-3) ABV 40 (-6) 82-97 ABV 40  
20FTWND(MPH) NE 3-7 NE 3-7 NE 3-7 E 3-7  
CWR 10 0 10 10  
LAL 1 1 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 29 TO 39. HIGHS 52 TO 62. EAST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
28 TO 38. HIGHS 51 TO 61. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 28 TO 38. HIGHS 51 TO 61. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ219-241630-  
UPPER KOYUKUK VALLEY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ALLAKAKET, HUGHES, BETTLES,  
CARIBOU MOUNTAIN, AND GOBBLERS KNOB  
229 PM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 30 40 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 37-43 (+1) 52-62 (+3) 36-46 51-61  
RH % (24H TREND) 78-93 (-5) 36-51 (-7) 81-96 38-53  
20FTWND(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CWR 0 0 10 20  
LAL 2 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 37 TO 44. HIGHS 51 TO 61. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 36 TO 44. HIGHS 53 TO 63. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 43. HIGHS 53 TO 63. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ220-241630-  
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FORT YUKON, VENETIE, CENTRAL, CIRCLE,  
STEVENS VILLAGE, BEAVER, CHALKYITSIK, BIRCH CREEK,  
CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS, EAGLE SUMMIT, AND TWELVEMILE SUMMIT  
229 PM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 30 30 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 34-44 (+1) 54-64 (0) 33-43 56-66  
RH % (24H TREND) 79-94 (-1) 36-51 (+3) 82-97 35-49  
20FTWND(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 4-8 G17 NE 3-7 LGT/VAR  
CWR 10 0 10 10  
LAL 2 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 31 TO 41. HIGHS 55 TO 65. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
35 TO 45. HIGHS 57 TO 67. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 44. HIGHS 55 TO 65. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ221-241630-  
CENTRAL INTERIOR-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NENANA, ANDERSON, TANANA, MINTO,  
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS, RAMPART, LAKE MINCHUMINA, AND LIVENGOOD  
229 PM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 70 70 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 36-46 (+1) 54-64 (-1) 35-44 52-62  
RH % (24H TREND) 79-94 (-3) ABV 40 (+3) 83-98 36-51  
20FTWND(MPH) LGT/VAR N 3-7 SW 3-7 LGT/VAR  
CWR 20 30 50 20  
LAL 2 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 37 TO 44. HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 37 TO 45. HIGHS 56 TO 66. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
37 TO 45. HIGHS 54 TO 64. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ222-241630-  
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FAIRBANKS, FORT WAINWRIGHT, EIELSON AFB,  
ESTER, NORTH POLE, MOOSE CREEK, TWO RIVERS, FOX, CHATANIKA,  
CHENA HOT SPRINGS, AND SOURDOUGH CAMP  
229 PM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 80 80 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 36-46 (-1) 50-60 (-6) 34-43 52-62  
RH % (24H TREND) 83-98 (-1) ABV 40 (+11) 82-97 36-51  
20FTWND(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 3-7 LGT/VAR  
CWR 20 60 60 20  
LAL 2 2 2 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG. LOWS 36 TO 44. HIGHS 55 TO  
65. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 37 TO 45. HIGHS 57 TO 67. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO  
45. HIGHS 54 TO 64. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ223-241630-  
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SALCHA, DELTA JUNCTION, FORT GREELY,  
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE, DRY CREEK, DOT LAKE, AND HEALY LAKE  
229 PM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 70 70 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 35-45 (-3) 47-57 (-3) 35-43 52-62  
RH % (24H TREND) 84-98 (+2) 38-53 (-2) 79-94 35-47  
20FTWND(MPH) LGT/VAR W 4-8 G19 W 3-7 LGT/VAR  
CWR 50 60 30 10  
LAL 2 2 2 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 36 TO 43. HIGHS 55 TO 65. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 37 TO 44. HIGHS 57 TO 67. LIGHT WINDS.    
MONDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO  
44. HIGHS 54 TO 64. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ224-241630-  
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF TOK, TANACROSS, EAGLE, TETLIN, NORTHWAY,  
ALCAN, CHICKEN, AND BOUNDARY  
229 PM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 60 60 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 30-40 (-3) 52-62 (-2) 30-40 55-65  
RH % (24H TREND) 83-98 (-4) 35-48 (-3) 81-96 35-45  
20FTWND(MPH) LGT/VAR W 4-8 W 3-7 LGT/VAR  
CWR 40 30 30 20  
LAL 2 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG. LOWS 32 TO 42. HIGHS 55 TO 65.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 34 TO 42. HIGHS 57 TO 67. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO  
42. HIGHS 54 TO 64. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ225-241630-  
DENALI-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HEALY, DENALI NATIONAL PARK, CARLO CREEK,  
AND KANTISHNA  
229 PM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 70 70 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 30-40 (-1) 45-55 (-4) 30-40 51-61  
RH % (24H TREND) 84-96 (+4) ABV 40 (+6) 80-95 35-48  
20FTWND(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 5-9 G20 SW 4-8 G17 LGT/VAR  
CWR 70 70 40 10  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 32 TO 42.  
HIGHS 53 TO 63. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO  
41. HIGHS 54 TO 64. LIGHT WINDS.    
MONDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 32 TO  
42. HIGHS 51 TO 61. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ226-241630-  
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MENTASTA LAKE, BLACK RAPIDS,  
DONNELLY DOME, TRIMS DOT CAMP, EAGLE TRAIL, AND MINERAL LAKE  
229 PM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 70 50 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 26-36 (-2) 46-56 (-1) 26-36 50-60  
RH % (24H TREND) 81-96 (+1) 35-48 (-4) 75-90 35-47  
20FTWND(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 7-11 G26 SW 5-9 G23 LGT/VAR  
CWR 60 50 20 10  
LAL 2 2 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 27 TO 37. HIGHS  
52 TO 62. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 28 TO  
38. HIGHS 54 TO 64. LIGHT WINDS.    
MONDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 27 TO  
37. HIGHS 51 TO 61. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
SDB MAY 18  
 
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