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FNAK77 PAJK 261955  
FWSAJK  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR INLAND PROJECT...KETCHIKAN VOL. SEARCH RESCUE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK  
1155 AM AKDT THU OCT 26 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 1200 AKDT ON OCTOBER 26.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (907) 790-6824, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE TO THE EAST AND SOUTH OF THE SOUTHERN  
PANHANDLE ON THURSDAY TO PERSIST. A WEAKENING WEATHER FRONT WILL DRIFT  
SOUTH TO THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE ON FRIDAY. EXPECT RAIN TO START BY FRIDAY  
MORNING.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.  
MIN HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............38.  
WIND CHILL..........36.  
SURFACE WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 28 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.03 INCHES.  
SNOWFALL AMOUNT.....0.0 INCHES.  
SNOW LEVEL..........7700 FT INCREASING TO 11200 FT EARLY IN THE  
AFTERNOON, THEN DECREASING TO 8200 FT LATE IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
 
TIME (AKDT) NOON 3 PM  
SKY (%).........97 100  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).10 10  
TEMP............41 43  
DEWPOINT........37 38  
RH..............85 83  
WIND CHILL (F)..37 37  
SURFACE WIND....SE 6G14 SE 9G20  
SNOW LVL (KFT)..7.7 11  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN  
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE  
MORNING.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.  
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............38.  
WIND CHILL..........36.  
SURFACE WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 30 MPH.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.05 INCHES.  
SNOWFALL AMOUNT.....0.0 INCHES.  
SNOW LEVEL..........8200 FT INCREASING TO 9300-10000 FT UNTIL EARLY  
MORNING, THEN DECREASING TO 8500 FT EARLY IN  
THE MORNING.  
 
TIME (AKDT) 6 PM 9 PM MIDNGT 3 AM  
SKY (%).........90 91 86 75  
WEATHER COV.....S CHC CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....RAIN RAIN RAIN RAIN  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).20 30 40 50  
TEMP............44 44 43 43  
DEWPOINT........39 39 39 39  
RH..............82 83 84 86  
WIND CHILL (F)..37 36 36 36  
SURFACE WIND....SE 15G28 SE 16G29 SE 18G30 SE 18G30  
SNOW LVL (KFT)..8.2 9.4 10 9.3  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.  
MIN HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............39.  
WIND CHILL..........36.  
SURFACE WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 28 MPH.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.07 INCHES.  
SNOWFALL AMOUNT.....0.0 INCHES.  
SNOW LEVEL..........8500-9300 FT INCREASING TO 9400-9500 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
 
TIME (AKDT) 6 AM 9 AM NOON 3 PM  
SKY (%).........72 82 82 89  
WEATHER COV.....LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY  
WEATHER TYPE....RAIN RAIN RAIN RAIN  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).60 60 60 60  
TEMP............43 44 44 45  
DEWPOINT........38 40 40 40  
RH..............82 86 84 82  
WIND CHILL (F)..36 37 38 39  
SURFACE WIND....SE 15G28 SE 15G28 SE 14G25 SE 14G25  
SNOW LVL (KFT)..8.5 8.8 9.3 9.5  
 

 
FORECASTER...BEZENEK  
REQUESTED BY...SCOTT BRAINARD  
TYPE OF REQUEST...SAR  
.TAG 1717944.0/AJK  
.EMAIL SAMMCQUERRY@KETCHIKANRESCUE.ORG  
 
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