903  
FNAK53 PAFG 181306  
FWFAFG  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR ALASKA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK  
506 AM AKDT TUE JUN 18 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A THERMAL TROUGH OVER THE INTERIOR WILL BE THE PRIMARY FORCING MECHANISM  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED WET THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. TODAY, THE  
THERMAL TROUGH IS GENERALLY SITUATED ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM ANVIK  
TO FAIRBANKS TO EAGLE. IT WILL EXPAND AND MOVE NORTH TO A NOATAK TO  
BETTLES TO EAGLE TOMORROW AFTERNOON.  
 
CONDITIONS WILL BECOME HOTTER AND DRIER ACROSS THE INTERIOR THROUGH THE  
WEEKENDS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE AREA. MINIMUM RH  
VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO FALL AS LOW AS 25-30% ACROSS THE YUKON FLATS  
AND UPPER YUKON RIVER VALLEY BY WEDNESDAY WITH SIMILAR NUMBERS EXPECTED FOR  
THE END OF THE WEEK.  
 
AKZ218-190715-  
SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ARCTIC VILLAGE, WISEMAN, COLDFOOT,  
CHANDALAR DOT CAMP, AND INIAKUK LAKE  
506 AM AKDT TUE JUN 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 66-76 (+9) 41-51 (+5) 72-82  
RH % (24H TREND) 28-43 (-14) 66-81 (-12) 24-39  
20FTWND(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 5-9 G20  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS 75 TO 85. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 43 TO 53. HIGHS  
74 TO 84. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
42 TO 52. HIGHS 73 TO 83. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ219-190715-  
UPPER KOYUKUK VALLEY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ALLAKAKET, HUGHES, BETTLES,  
CARIBOU MOUNTAIN, AND GOBBLERS KNOB  
506 AM AKDT TUE JUN 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 68-78 (+5) 44-54 (+1) 72-82  
RH % (24H TREND) 28-43 (-6) 68-83 (-3) 27-42  
20FTWND(MPH) E 5-9 G20 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CWR 0 0 10  
LAL 1 1 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS 46 TO 56. HIGHS 74 TO 84. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 47 TO 57. HIGHS 73 TO 83. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 47 TO 57. HIGHS 72 TO 82. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ220-190715-  
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  
506 AM AKDT TUE JUN 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 67-77 (+3) 42-52 (+6) 72-82  
RH % (24H TREND) 28-43 (0) 66-81 (-12) 20-35  
20FTWND(MPH) NE 5-9 G18 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CWR 0 0 10  
LAL 1 1 2  
 
REMARKS...LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE MAINLY  
SOUTHWEST OF FORT YUKON OVER THE WHITE MOUNTAINS ON WEDNESDAY.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 44 TO 54. HIGHS 75 TO 85. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
47 TO 57. HIGHS 75 TO 85. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
47 TO 57. HIGHS 73 TO 83. LIGHT WINDS.  
 

 
 
AKZ221-190715-  
CENTRAL INTERIOR-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NENANA, ANDERSON, TANANA, MINTO,  
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS, RAMPART, LAKE MINCHUMINA, AND LIVENGOOD  
506 AM AKDT TUE JUN 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 20 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 64-74 (+1) 44-54 (0) 71-81  
RH % (24H TREND) 34-49 (0) 78-93 (-3) 35-50  
20FTWND(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CWR 10 10 10  
LAL 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS 45 TO 55. HIGHS 73 TO 83. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 47 TO 57. HIGHS 72 TO 82. LIGHT WINDS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 47 TO 57. HIGHS 71 TO 81. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ222-190715-  
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  
506 AM AKDT TUE JUN 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 67-77 (+2) 45-55 (+3) 73-83  
RH % (24H TREND) 38-53 (+11) 67-82 (-6) 31-46  
20FTWND(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CWR 10 10 10  
LAL 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS 46 TO 56. HIGHS 74 TO 84. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
48 TO 58. HIGHS 72 TO 82. LIGHT WINDS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 49 TO 59. HIGHS 71 TO 81. LIGHT WINDS.  
 

 
 
AKZ223-190715-  
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SALCHA, DELTA JUNCTION, FORT GREELY,  
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE, DRY CREEK, DOT LAKE, AND HEALY LAKE  
506 AM AKDT TUE JUN 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 50 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 65-75 (+4) 47-56 (+5) 72-82  
RH % (24H TREND) ABV 40 (+2) 76-91 (-9) 33-48  
20FTWND(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CWR 10 10 10  
LAL 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS 47 TO 55. HIGHS 75 TO 85. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
47 TO 57. HIGHS 70 TO 80. LIGHT WINDS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 48 TO 58. HIGHS 68 TO 78. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ224-190715-  
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF TOK, TANACROSS, EAGLE, TETLIN, NORTHWAY,  
ALCAN, CHICKEN, AND BOUNDARY  
506 AM AKDT TUE JUN 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 40 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 64-74 (+2) 39-49 (+1) 72-82  
RH % (24H TREND) 32-47 (0) 79-94 (-15) 24-39  
20FTWND(MPH) N 3-7 G17 N 4-8 G18 NW 3-7 G17  
CWR 20 10 10  
LAL 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS 75 TO 85. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
42 TO 52. HIGHS 73 TO 83. LIGHT WINDS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 43 TO 53. HIGHS 72 TO 82. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ225-190715-  
DENALI-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HEALY, DENALI NATIONAL PARK, CARLO CREEK,  
AND KANTISHNA  
506 AM AKDT TUE JUN 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 40 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 62-72 (0) 37-47 (+1) 68-78  
RH % (24H TREND) ABV 40 (+3) 81-96 (-2) 40-55  
20FTWND(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CWR 10 30 10  
LAL 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 71 TO 81. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 41 TO 51. HIGHS 70 TO 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS 42 TO 52.  
HIGHS 69 TO 79. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
AKZ226-190715-  
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MENTASTA LAKE, BLACK RAPIDS,  
DONNELLY DOME, TRIMS DOT CAMP, EAGLE TRAIL, AND MINERAL LAKE  
506 AM AKDT TUE JUN 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 60 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 62-72 (0) 34-44 (+3) 69-79  
RH % (24H TREND) ABV 40 (+6) 83-98 (-5) 35-50  
20FTWND(MPH) LGT/VAR W 3-7 LGT/VAR  
CWR 40 30 10  
LAL 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS 73 TO 83. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39 TO 49. HIGHS 68 TO 78. LIGHT WINDS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40 TO 50. HIGHS 67 TO 77. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
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