Weather Service Report


734 
FXAK69 PAFG 161329
AFDAFG

NORTHERN ALASKA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
529 AM AKDT WED APR 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...
MODELS FAIRLY SIMILAR THROUGH ABOUT 60 HOURS. AFTER THAT TIME
FRAME THE MODELS SEEM TO DIVERGE A LITTLE AT 72 HOURS AND THEN
THEY RAPIDLY FALL APART.

THE CURRENT RIDGE OVER THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE STATE WILL
CONTINUED TO BE ATTACKED BY A NUMBER OF SHORT WAVES AS THEY CONTINUE
TO MOVE OVER THE STATE. INSTABILITY BEGINS TO DEVELOP OVER MANY
LOCATIONS. THIS INSTABILITY MAY BE ENOUGH TO SPARK A SHOWER OR TWO
OVER THE INTERIOR OF NORTHERN ALASKA THROUGH THU.

EXTENSIVE FOG OVER THE ARCTIC COAST IS FADING IN AND OUT BUT
SHOULD BE MOSTLY OUT OF THE AREA BY AROUND NOON.

TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN ABOVE NORMAL FOR MOST OF THE REMAINING
WEEK. WINDS WILL BE NEAR ADVISORY LEVEL OVER A FEW OF THE WEST
COAST MARINE ZONES AND WILL LIKELY REMAIN THROUGH THU.



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.FIRE WEATHER...
RH VALUES WILL CONTINUE TO FALL INTO THE 30 PERCENT AREA FOR ZONE
223 BUT SHOULD BE MOSTLY ABOVE 40 PERCENT FOR ZONE 225 FOR TODAY.


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.AFG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
BRISK WIND ADVISORY FOR PKZ210-PKZ220-PKZ225.
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CF APR 14

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