February 27, 2024       

Predictive Services - Fire Weather - Southcentral Afternoon Forecast

FNAK51 PAFC 310015
FWFAER

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
415 PM AKDT Wed Aug 30 2023

.DISCUSSION...

Breezy again tonight and then strong south winds tomorrow for
the Copper River basin. Despite this minimum RH values will
only drop to the 50 to 60 percent range even in the drier areas.

AKZ141-311630-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
415 PM AKDT Wed Aug 30 2023

.ABOVE 2500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE        SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SHWRS        SHWRS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)  50           90           80           90
TEMP (24H TREND)   33-39 (-6)   40-54 (0)    35-41        39-54
RH % (24H TREND)   89-96 (0)    62-82 (-2)   83-94        62-87
20FTWND(MPH)       S 1-11       S 5-26       S 9-30 G38   SW 10-19 G27
CWR                10           50           60           60
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.BELOW 2500 FT...
                   TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE        RAIN         RAIN         SHWRS        SHWRS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)  30           70           80           60
TEMP (24H TREND)   43 (-9)      60 (-2)      47           60
RH % (24H TREND)   85-91 (0)    58-66 (+4)   74-83        55-65
20FTWND(MPH)       S 4-13       SE 7-22 G34  SE 9-25 G35  S 8-19 G28
CWR                0            30           30           30
LAL                1            1            1            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.



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