989  
FNAK79 PAFG 211439  
FWSAFG  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR LOUISE CREEK COAL SEAM 2018...FAF  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK  
639 AM AKDT THU JUN 21 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 0700 AKDT ON JUNE 21.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BE PRESENT TODAY DUE TO GAP FLOW  
THROUGH THE WINDY PASS SOUTH OF THE FIRE TODAY. A FRONT IS EXPECTED  
TO PUSH NORTH THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT, BRINGING RAINSHOWERS WITH  
IT. COOL AND CLOUDY CONDITIONS WITH RAINSHOWERS ARE EXPECTED  
BEHIND THE FRONT TOMORROW. WINDS WILL ALSO SHIFT TO THE SOUTHWEST  
AND DIMINISH SLIGHTLY.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CWR.................1 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.  
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
22 MPH.  
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3600-5500 FT AGL IN  
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 16 MPH.  
INVERSION BURNOFF...N/A  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN  
SHOWERS.  
CWR.................14 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.  
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
23 MPH.  
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL IN THE  
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 MPH.  
INVERSION SETUP.....INVERSION SETUP NOT EXPECTED.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN  
SHOWERS.  
CWR.................15 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.  
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 12 MPH.  
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4700-6500 FT AGL IN  
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 9 MPH.  
INVERSION BURNOFF...INVERSION SETUP NOT EXPECTED.  
 

 
FORECASTER...BARTOS  
REQUESTED BY...TEO FUSCO  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1811748.0/AFG  
.DELDT 06/21/18  
 
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