378  
WWAK63 PAFG 290032  
RFWAFG  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK  
432 PM AKDT THU MAY 28 2020  
 
AKZ220-291500-  
/O.CON.PAFG.FW.A.0003.200529T2100Z-200531T0600Z/  
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-  
432 PM AKDT THU MAY 28 2020  
 
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON  
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING  
UPLANDS...  
 
* TIMING...FRIDAY AND SATURDAY DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EARLY  
EVENINGS.  
 
* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
 
* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.  
 
* TEMPERATURES...64 TO 75.  
 
* IMPACTS...RAPID IGNITION, GROWTH AND SPREAD OF FIRES WILL BE  
POSSIBLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT WEATHER CONDITIONS COULD LEAD TO  
THE POTENTIAL FOR A RED FLAG EVENT IN THE NEAR FUTURE. THIS WATCH  
WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL IT IS UPGRADED TO A RED FLAG WARNING  
OR THAT IT IS DETERMINED THAT THE RED FLAG EVENT WILL NOT  
DEVELOP.  
 
PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE  
FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.  
 

 
 

 
 
AKZ221-291500-  
/O.CON.PAFG.FW.A.0003.200529T2100Z-200531T0600Z/  
CENTRAL INTERIOR-  
432 PM AKDT THU MAY 28 2020  
 
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON  
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR THE CENTRAL INTERIOR...  
 
* TIMING...FRIDAY AND SATURDAY DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EARLY  
EVENINGS.  
 
* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
 
* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 22 PERCENT.  
 
* TEMPERATURES...65 TO 78.  
 
* IMPACTS...RAPID IGNITION, GROWTH AND SPREAD OF FIRES WILL BE  
POSSIBLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT WEATHER CONDITIONS COULD LEAD TO  
THE POTENTIAL FOR A RED FLAG EVENT IN THE NEAR FUTURE. THIS WATCH  
WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL IT IS UPGRADED TO A RED FLAG WARNING  
OR THAT IT IS DETERMINED THAT THE RED FLAG EVENT WILL NOT  
DEVELOP.  
 
PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE  
FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.  
 

 
 

 
 
AKZ222-291500-  
/O.CON.PAFG.FW.A.0003.200529T2100Z-200531T0600Z/  
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-  
432 PM AKDT THU MAY 28 2020  
 
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON  
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY...  
 
* TIMING...FRIDAY AND SATURDAY DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EARLY  
EVENINGS.  
 
* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH ACROSS THE  
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  
 
* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.  
 
* TEMPERATURES...67 TO 78.  
 
* IMPACTS...RAPID IGNITION, GROWTH AND SPREAD OF FIRES WILL BE  
POSSIBLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT WEATHER CONDITIONS COULD LEAD TO  
THE POTENTIAL FOR A RED FLAG EVENT IN THE NEAR FUTURE. THIS WATCH  
WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL IT IS UPGRADED TO A RED FLAG WARNING  
OR THAT IT IS DETERMINED THAT THE RED FLAG EVENT WILL NOT  
DEVELOP.  
 
PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE  
FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.  
 

 
 

 
 
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