017  
AGAK78 PACR 301918  
HMDACR  
 
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION  
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK  
300 PM AKDT TUE OCT 28 2014  
   
..FLOOD POTENTIAL
 
 
 
FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW FOR THE STATE OF ALASKA.  
   
..HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
 
THERE EXISTS A LONGWAVE TROUGH  
ACROSS MAJORITY OF THE STATE. THERE IS A LOW IN THE EASTERN GULF  
OF ALASKA WHICH IS COMBINING WITH THE SOUTHERLY LOW LEVEL JET TO  
BRING MODERTE PRECIPITATION TO SOUTHEAST... CONTINUING THROUGH  
FRIDAY.  
 
FREEZING LEVELS WERE AT THE SURFACE OVER MOST OF THE MAINLAND THIS  
MORNING... RISING TO 3100-4300 FT OVER THE PANDHANDLE. FREEZING  
LEVELS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO CHANGE MUCH OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  
 
PRECIPITATION... SELECTED PRECIPITATION TOTALS OVER THE 24 HOURS  
ENDING AT 4 AM TODAY:  
 
LOCATION NAME PE TS 24 HR  
======== ==== == == =====  
ALSQ9 ALSEK RIVER ABOVE BA PP RG : 1.42  
HADA2 HAIDA RAWS PP RG : 0.88  
PAYA YAKUTAT PP RZ : 0.66  
KLWA2 HOLLIS PP RZ : 0.60  
PAKW KLAWOCK PP RZ : 0.59  
PADQ KODIAK PP RZ : 0.56  
HNAH1 HANA AP PP RG : 0.55  
PNSH1 PUNALUU STREAM NEAR PP RG : 0.51  
PNSH1 PUNALUU STREAM NEAR PC RG : 0.51  
THBA2 THORNE BAY WATER PP RZ : 0.47  
PECA2 PELICAN PP RZ : 0.47  
HYDA2 SALMON CREEK NR HYDE PP RZ : 0.47  
KTAA2 KETCHIKAN 13N PP RZ : 0.43  
TNLH1 TUNNEL RG PP RG : 0.42  
TNLH1 TUNNEL RG PC RG : 0.42  
HCSA2 HAINES CUSTOMS PP RZ : 0.40  
PAFH1 PUU ALII PP RG : 0.38  
PPIZ POINT LAY PP RZ : 0.37  
WLDH1 WAILUA DITCH PP RG : 0.36  
THOA2 THORNE BAY RAWS PP RG : 0.34  
WODA2 WOODSMOKE PP RZ : 0.30  
SRYA2 SITUK RIVER NR YAKUT PP R2 : 0.30  
CFSA2 CRAIG FOREST SERVICE PP RZ : 0.27  
WLLH1 MOUNT WAIALEALE NEAR PP RG : 0.26  
BLCA2 BLACK CAPE RAWS PC RG : 0.26  
 
   
..LONG RANGE
 
 
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES OF ABOVE  
NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER THE THE NORTH SLOPE AND WESTERN BROOKS  
RANGE. THERE ARE INCREASED CHANCES FOR BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES  
OVER MOST OF SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA AND OVER THE SOUTHEAST MAINLAND.  
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES FOR  
BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER MOST OF THE EASTERN INTERIOR AND  
NORTHEAST MAINLAND. THERE ARE INCREASED CHANCES FOR ABOVE NORMAL  
PRECIPITATION OVER THE FAR WESTERN MAINLAND... MUCH OF THE AKPEN...  
AND OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA.  
 
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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