484  
AGAK78 PACR 242242  
HMDACR  
 
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION  
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK  
300 PM AKDT TUE MAY 24 2016  
   
..FLOOD POTENTIAL
 
 
THE COLVILLE RIVER UPSTREAM OF COLVILLE HAS A COUPLE OF ICE JAMS.  
HIGH WATER WITH MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE CAN BE EXPECTED UPSTREAM OF  
THESE ICE JAMS.  
 
FOR THE REST OF THE STATE... THE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW.  
 
FOR BREAKUP REPORTS AND FLOOD POTENTIAL... SEE THE BREAKUP SUMMARY  
AT HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DATA/MAPS/BRKUP_MAP.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)  
   
..HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
 
 
 
THE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN HAS A TROUGH MOVING THROUGH THE STATE.  
CURRENTLY POSITIONED FROM NORTHWEST ALASKA TO THE CENTRAL GULF. THIS  
TROUGH WILL KEEP MOVING TO THE EAST AND BE THROUGH THE STATE BY  
WEDNESDAY EVENING. ANTICYCLONIC FLOW RELATED TO A HIGH OVER THE  
WESTERN GULF WILL TAKE OVER THE WEATHER PATTERN OVER THE STATE BY  
THURSDAY. MOISTURE AND LIGHT RAIN OVER-TOPPING THIS HIGH WILL MOVE  
ACROSS WEST-CENTRAL AND THE INTERIOR DURING THE DAY THURSDAY.  
 
PERIODS OF LIGHT RAIN WILL FALL OVER MAINLY THE NORTHERN TWO-THIRDS  
OF THE STATE THROUGH THURSDAY. AMOUNTS NOT THAT SIGNIFICANT...BELOW  
A HALF INCH.  
   
..PRECIPITATION
 
 
PRECIPITATION TOTALS OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS ENDING AT 4 AM TODAY:  
 
LOCATION NAME PE TS 24 HR  
======== ==== == == =====  
WICA2 WICKERSHAM DOME PC RG : 0.53  
RDMA2 AK RED DOG MINE 3 SS PC R2 : 0.41  
FKMA2 FORT KNOX MINE PP RZ : 0.34  
WONA2 WONDER LAKE RAWS PP RG : 0.32  
GLSA2 GOLDSTREAM CREEK PC RG : 0.32  
GCQA2 GILMORE CREEK PP RZ : 0.30  
MCGA2 KUSKOKWIM RIVER AT M PP RZ : 0.29  
EVCA2 EIELSON VISITORS CEN PC RG : 0.29  
CHTA2 CHATANIKA RAWS PC RG : 0.29  
ARGA2 ATIGUN RIVER BELOW G PC RG : 0.28  
LIVA2 LIVENGOOD RAWS PC RG : 0.27  
MSOA2 MUNSON RIDGE SNOTEL PC R2 : 0.26  
TRBA2 TOLOVANA RIVER BELOW PP RG : 0.24  
   
..LONG RANGE
 
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF  
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE ENTIRE STATE.  
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF  
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER WEST COAST OF THE STATE.  
INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION ALONG THE  
EASTERN HALF OF THE STATE... INCLUDING THE PANHANDLE.  
 
PLEASE REFER TO THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER HOME PAGE FOR FURTHER  
INFORMATION.  
   
................................................................
 
 
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  

 
 
KFM  
 
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