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AGAK78 PACR 270005  
HMDACR  
 
AGAK78 PACR DDHHMM HMDACR  
 
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION  
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK  
300 PM AKDT TUE AUG 26 2014  
   
..FLOOD POTENTIAL
 
 
 
THE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW.  
   
..HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
 
 
 
THE CLOSED LOW THAT GAVE THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE STATE A GOOD  
WETTING RAIN SUNDAY AND MONDAY FINALLY OPENED UP TO A TROUGH AS IT  
MOVED INTO THE GULF OF ALASKA. LOCATIONS IN THE FAVORED REGIONS OF  
THE ALEUTIAN AND CHUGACH-KENAI MOUNTAINS WITH A SOUTHERLY FLOW ALOFT  
RECEIVED 2-4 INCHES IN 72 HOURS.  
 
THE TROUGH IN THE GULF CROSSES THE PANHANDLE BY WEDNESDAY MORNING  
LEAVING BEHIND A WEAK RIDGE OVER THE MAINLAND. LESS ORGANIZED  
SHOWERY TYPE PRECIPITATION WILL DOMINATE THE WEATHER ON TUESDAY...  
PRETTY MUCH STATEWIDE.  
 
IN THE LONGER RANGE... A TROUGH IN THE WESTERN BERING DIPS INTO THE  
BRISTOL BAY REGION BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT WHILE ITS PARENT SYSTEM IN THE  
ARCTIC REGION EDGES CLOSER TO THE NORTHERN COAST. THE LATEST SYSTEM  
TO BRING THE TYPICAL HEAVY RAIN TO THE LOWER COOK INLET AND ALASKA  
PENINSULA BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  
 
FREEZING LEVELS OVER THE MAINLAND WAS LESS VIABLE THIS MORNING WITH  
VALUES ACROSS THE MAINLAND RANGING BETWEEN 6000 AND 7000 FT. KODIAK  
AND ANNETTE CONTINUE TO BE THE OUTLIERS WITH 7900 AND 9100 FT  
RESPECTIVELY. FREEZING LEVELS WILL BE FALLING DRAMATICALLY OVER THE  
NORTH BY THE MID WEEK.  
 
PRECIPITATION... SELECTED PRECIPITATION TOTALS OVER THE 24 HOURS  
ENDING AT 4 AM TODAY:  
 
LOCATION NAME PE TS 24 HR  
======== ==== == == =====  
EYKA2 MT EYAK PC RM : 1.90  
BGLA2 BERING GLACIER RAWS PP RG : 1.58  
ALEA2 ALSEK RIVER AT DRY B PP RG : 1.50  
WLVA2 WOLVERINE GLACIER NR PC R2 : 1.48  
MDBA2 COPPER RIVER NR MILL PP RG : 1.40  
MPAA2 TRAIL RIVER NR LAWIN PC RP : 1.00  
INPA2 INDIAN PASS SNOTEL PC RM : 0.90  
UCEA2 UPPER CHENA DOME SNO PP RG : 0.89  
KNLA2 KENAI LAKE RAWS PC RG : 0.88  
PHLA2 PHELAN CREEK NR PAXS PP RG : 0.81  
PALG KALSKAG PP RZ : 0.81  
TUGA2 TURNAGAIN PASS SNOTE PC RM : 0.80  
SIXA2 SIXMILE CREEK NEAR H PP RG : 0.80  
CORA2 COOPER LAKE SNOTEL PC RM : 0.80  
SRVA2 STONY RIVER RAWS PC RG : 0.79  
PACV CORDOVA PP RZ : 0.77  
KNLA2 KENAI LAKE RAWS PP RG : 0.75  
SUGA2 SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN PC RM : 0.70  
SRYA2 SITUK RIVER NR YAKUT PP RG : 0.70  
PWHA2 PORT ALSWORTH CRN PP RZ : 0.70  
PMKA2 POINT MACKENZIE PC RM : 0.70  
LRCA2 LITTLE RABBIT CREEK PC RP : 0.70  
HILA2 ANCHORAGE HILLSIDE PC RM : 0.70  
GLPA2 GLEN ALPS HANDAR PC RP : 0.70  
ALSA2 PORT ALSWORTH RAWS PC RG : 0.70  
GRAA2 GRANITE CREEK RAWS PC RG : 0.69  
GRAA2 GRANITE CREEK RAWS PP RG : 0.65  
PWHA2 PORT ALSWORTH CRN PP RG : 0.64  
PAFC ANCHORAGE NWS PP RZ : 0.64  
FMRA2 FORTYMILE RIVER AT T PC RG : 0.62  
STNA2 STONY STRIP RAWS PP RG : 0.61  
 
   
..LONG RANGE
 
 
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES OF BELOW  
NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR MOST OF THE MAINLAND.  
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES OF ABOVE  
NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE NORTHERN MAINLAND AND SOUTHEAST.  
 
PLEASE REFER TO THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER HOME PAGE FOR FURTHER  
INFORMATION.  
   
................................................................
 
 
THIS HYDROMET DISCUSSION WILL BE ISSUED DAILY UNTIL FREEZE-UP BEGINS  
IN THE FALL.  
 
A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THE HYDROMET DISCUSSION IS AVAILABLE AT  
HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/GHMD.PHP  
 

 
 
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