887  
AGAK78 PACR 242254  
HMDACR  
 
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION  
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK  
300 PM AKDT FRI OCT 24 2014  
   
..FLOOD POTENTIAL
 
 
 
FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW FOR THE STATE OF ALASKA.  
   
..HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
 
 
 
THE SIBERIAN LOW HAS BECOME THE MAJOR FEATURE IN THE UPPER LEVEL  
PATTERN THIS MORNING... AS THE TROUGH IN THE EASTERN GULF AND  
NORTHEASTERN PACIFIC HAS WEAKENED. OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS  
SHORTWAVES WILL BREAK OFF FROM THE SIBERIAN LOW AND MOVE INTO THE  
WESTERN MAINLAND... BRINGING PERIODS OF PRECIPITATION WITH THEM.  
 
FREEZING LEVELS WERE AT THE SURFACE OVER MOST OF THE MAINLAND THIS  
MORNING... RISING TO 2500-4100 FT FROM KING SALMON ACROSS TO YAKUTAT  
AND ANNETTE. 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  
======== ==== == == =====  
THOA2 THORNE BAY RAWS PC RG : 0.66  
SHLA2 SHELTER COVE RAWS PC RG : 0.48  
PAKT KETCHIKAN PP RZ : 0.25  
PAVC KING COVE PP RZ : 0.22  
ZMBA2 ZAREMBO ISLAND SOUTH PC RG : 0.20  
SRYA2 SITUK RIVER PC RG : 0.20  
SOUA2 SOULE RIVER PC RG : 0.20  
PABE BETHEL PP RZ : 0.20  
   
..LONG RANGE
 
 
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES OF ABOVE  
NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER THE SEWARD PENINSULA... THE BROOKS RANGE...  
AND THE NORTH SLOPE. THERE ARE INCREASED CHANCES FOR BELOW NORMAL  
TEMPERATURES OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA... THE SOUTHEAST MAINLAND... AND  
MUCH OF SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA.  
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES FOR  
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER MOST OF THE MAINLAND. THERE ARE  
INCREASED CHANCES FOR BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION 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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