152  
FNAK71 PAFC 081323  
FWSAER  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR PRAIRIE...STATE OF ALASKA DNR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
523 AM AKDT FRI JUN 8 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0800 AKDT ON JUNE 08.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
THE THERMAL TROUGH LINGERING NEAR THE ALASKA RANGE WILL CONTINUE THE THREAT OF  
AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND WET THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE TALKEETNA MOUNTAINS IN  
THE VICINITY OF THE FIRE AREA THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. EXPECTING GOOD RH RECOVERY  
AT NIGHT.  
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN  
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CWR.................29 PERCENT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.  
LAL.................2.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.  
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED  
NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7900 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 6 MPH.  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.05 INCHES.  
SNOWFALL AMOUNT.....0.0 INCHES.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED RAIN  
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
CWR.................29 PERCENT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.  
LAL.................2.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.  
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
LIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7900-8300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.06 INCHES.  
SNOWFALL AMOUNT.....0.0 INCHES.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SCATTERED RAIN  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.  
LAL.................2.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.  
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS  
EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 6 MPH.  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.04 INCHES.  
SNOWFALL AMOUNT.....0.0 INCHES.  
 

 
FORECASTER...BCLAY  
REQUESTED BY...BROGAN PUTNAM  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1811191.1/AER  
.EMAIL ERIKA.JOHNSON@ALASKA.GOV  
 
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