585  
AGAK78 PACR 142304  
HMDACR  
 
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION  
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK  
300 PM AKDT TUE AUG 14 2018  
   
..FLOOD POTENTIAL
 
 
 
A FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 945 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY FOR THE  
YENTNA RIVER.  
 
THE FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MONTANA CREEK NEAR THE PARKS HIGHWAY HAS BEEN  
CANCELLED.  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE TAIYA RIVER NEAR  
SKAGWAY.  
   
..HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
 
 
 
THE 500 MB PATTERN TODAY HAS A SOUTHWEST-NORTHEAST TROUGH OVER THE  
MAINLAND... WITH A LOW OVER THE EASTERN BERING IN THE BASE OF THE  
TROUGH. THE FRONT/ATMOSPHERIC RIVER THAT BROUGHT RAIN TO THE GULF  
COAST AND SOUTHEAST OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS IS SOUTH OF THE  
PANHANDLE AND MOVING AWAY FROM THE STATE THIS AFTERNOON. MULTIPLE  
WAVES IN THE TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO BRING AREAS OF RAIN TO SOUTHERN  
ALASKA OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS... WHILE A DISTURBANCE DROPPING  
OUT OF THE ARCTIC WILL BRING PRECIPITATION TO THE NORTH SLOPE AND  
THE BROOKS RANGE BEGINNING WEDNESDAY.  
   
..PRECIPITATION
 
 
SELECTED PRECIPITATION TOTALS FOR THE 24 HOURS ENDING AT 4 AM TODAY:  
LOCATION NAME PE TS 24 HR  
======== ==== == == =====  
DBWA2 DRY BAY GLACIER BAY PC RG : 4.10  
ILRA2 ILIAMNA RIVER PC RG : 2.95  
KILA2 KILBUCK RAWS PC RG : 2.83  
LBWA2 LITUYA BAY PC RG : 2.84  
RUGA2 RUTH GLACIER RAWS PC RG : 2.78  
ALEA2 ALSEK RIVER PC RG : 2.76  
PAYA YAKUTAT AIRPORT PP RZ : 2.73  
TKVA2 TOKOSITNA VALLEY PC R2 : 2.57  
YUTA2 YAKUTAT 3 SSE CRN PC RG : 2.50  
SAWA2 SPEEL ARM STATION PC RZ : 2.48  
SIKA2 SITKA CRN PP RG : 2.40  
PPSA2 POWDER PATCH STATION PC RZ : 2.16  
SCSA2 SAWMILL CREEK PC RG : 2.03  
JTMA2 MT ROBERTS TRAM PC RZ : 1.93  
ALSA2 PORT ALSWORTH RAWS PC RG : 1.48  
HATA2 HATCHER PASS PC R2 : 1.48  
COVA2 COVILLE RAWS PC RG : 1.39  
PASI SITKA AIRPORT PP RZ : 1.32  
SDIA2 SOUTH DOUGLAS PC RZ : 1.25  
BLTA2 BARTLETT COVE PC RG : 1.23  
CHTA2 CHATANIKA RAWS PC RG : 1.20  
SNEA2 SNETTISHAM POWER STN PC RZ : 1.17  
PABE BETHEL PP RZ : 1.17  
MCWA2 FLAT RAWS PC RG : 1.11  
STNA2 STONY STRIP RAWS PC RG : 1.07  
WICA2 WICKERSHAM DOME PC RG : 1.00  
PHLA2 PHELAN CREEK PC RG : 0.99  
PALG KALSKAG PP RZ : 0.99  
KSHA2 KANTISHNA PC R2 : 0.99  
GNNA2 GLENNALLEN CRN PC R2 : 0.91  
COTA2 COTTONWOOD LAKE RAWS PC RG : 0.91  
MNDA2 MENDENHALL LAKE PC RG : 0.90  
BIRA2 BIRCH CREEK RAWS PC RG : 0.89  
PAJK JUNEAU FORECAST PC RZ : 0.88  
PAFA FAIRBANKS AIRPORT PP RZ : 0.87  
HONA2 HOONAH RAWS PC RG : 0.82  
AMBA2 ANIAK SNOTEL PC R2 : 0.81  
PAKN KING SALMON PP RZ : 0.78  
PAAQ PALMER PP RZ : 0.76  
DELA2 DELTA RIVER PC RG : 0.74  
SPCA2 SHEEP CAMP RAWS PC RG : 0.74  
WBQA2 BEAVER RAWS PC RG : 0.67  
KANA2 KANUTI RIVER RAWS PC RG : 0.66  
LGKA2 LITTLE GRANITE CREEK PC RG : 0.66  
EAGA2 EAGLE SUMMIT SNOTEL PC R2 : 0.64  
FAFA2 PFAFF MINE PC RG : 0.61  
SRGA2 SMALL ARMS RANGE PC RG : 0.61  
GGLA2 GATES GLACIER PC RG : 0.59  
SMIA2 SEVEN MILE RAWS PC RG : 0.59  
SGNA2 SUSITNA GLACIER PC RZ : 0.55  
GTSA2 GUSTUVUS 2NE PC R2 : 0.54  
PAKW KLAWOCK AIRPORT PP RZ : 0.54  
MCAA2 MONTANA CREEK PC RG : 0.53  
KKEA2 KAKE RAWS PC RG : 0.52  
GLIA2 LONE ISLAND PC RG : 0.52  
MKLA2 MCKINLEY RIVER RAWS PC RG : 0.51  
PANW NEW STUYAHOK PP RZ : 0.50  
PAIL ILIAMNA PP RZ : 0.50  
   
..LONG RANGE
 
 
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF  
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER MOST OF THE WESTERN MAINLAND  
EXTENDING THROUGH THE EASTERN INTERIOR... AS WELL AS OVER SOUTHEAST  
ALASKA. NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY OVER THE REST OF THE  
MAINLAND.  
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF  
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER ALMOST ALL OF THE MAINLAND AND OVER  
THE FAR NORTHERN PANHANDLE. THERE ARE INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF  
BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE FAR SOUTHERN SOUTHEAST ALASKA.  
NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION IS LIKELY OVER THE REST OF THE PANHANDLE  
AND OVER A PORTION OF THE NORTHWEST MAINLAND COAST.  
 
PLEASE REFER TO THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER HOME PAGE FOR FURTHER  
INFORMATION.  
   
................................................................
 
 
THIS TEXT PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED DAILY UNTIL RIVER ICE FREEZEUP IN  
THE FALL. A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THE HYDROMET DISCUSSION IS  
AVAILABLE AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/APRFC/GRAPHICALHMD  
 

 
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