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AGAK78 PACR 242255  
HMDACR  
 
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION  
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK  
300 PM AKDT FRI JUN 24 2016  
   
..FLOOD POTENTIAL
 
 
 
HIGH ELEVATION SNOW MELT IS CAUSING WATER LEVELS ON THE KENAI RIVER  
TO SLOWLY RISE. MINOR LOCAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE BEGINNING EARLY  
NEXT WEEK... BUT WIDESPREAD FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.  
 
THE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW FOR THE STATE.  
   
..HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
 
 
 
THE MAIN UPPER LEVEL FEATURES TODAY ARE A LOW OVER THE AKPEN/KODIAK  
ISLAND AREA AND A RIDGE OVER THE BERING. THE LOW WILL MOVE INTO THE  
WESTERN GULF OVERNIGHT AND REMAIN THERE THROUGH THE WEEKEND... THE  
RIDGE WILL EXPAND INTO WESTERN ALASKA AS THE LOW MOVES INTO THE  
WESTERN GULF. THE LOW AND SHORT WAVES ROTATING AROUND IT WILL BRING  
GENERALLY LIGHT BUT WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SHOWERS TO THE WESTERN AND  
SOUTHERN MAINLAND AND SOUTHEAST ALASKA TODAY... AND TO THE SOUTHERN  
MAINLAND AND SOUTHEAST ALASKA ON SATURDAY. HEAVIER RAIN IS LIKELY  
ALONG THE KENAI GULF COAST ON FRIDAY AND OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA...  
ESPECIALLY NORTHERN SOUTHEAST ALASKA... ON SATURDAY.  
   
..PRECIPITATION
 
 
PRECIPITATION TOTALS OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS ENDING AT 4 AM TODAY:  
 
LOCATION NAME PE TS 24 HR  
======== ==== == == =====  
PASK SELAWIK PP RZ : 0.66  
KELA2 KELLY RIVER RAWS PC RG : 0.61  
KLLA2 KELLY STATION PC R2 : 0.59  
PMNA2 GALENA RAWS PC RG : 0.46  
SRKA2 SQUIRREL RIVER RAWS PC RG : 0.44  
PARY RUBY PP RZ : 0.40  
TETA2 JATAHMUND LAKE RAWS PC RG : 0.35  
PAMH MINCHUMINA PP RZ : 0.33  
LMHA2 LAKE MINCHUMINA PC RG : 0.33  
ASIA2 ASIK PC RG : 0.33  
PAGA GALENA PP RZ : 0.30  
PACD COLD BAY PP RZ : 0.29  
MKLA2 MCKINLEY RIVER RAWS PC RG : 0.23  
FWLA2 FAREWELL FLATS RAWS PC RG : 0.21  
PAPH PORT HEIDEN PP RZ : 0.20  
   
..LONG RANGE
 
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF  
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER THE ENTIRE STATE.  
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF  
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER MOST OF SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA... OVER  
THE SOUTHEAST MAINLAND... AND OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA. THERE ARE  
INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE YUKON  
DELTA REGION AND THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE MAINLAND.  
 
PLEASE REFER TO THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER HOME PAGE FOR FURTHER  
INFORMATION.  
   
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THIS TEXT PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED DAILY UNTIL FREEZEUP IN THE FALL. A  
GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THE HYDROMET DISCUSSION IS AVAILABLE AT  
HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/GHMD.PHP  
 
A GRAPHICAL SLIDE SHOW PRESENTATION OF HYDROMET ISSUES IS AVAILABLE  
AT HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/PRESENT  

 
 
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