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AGAK78 PACR 032224  
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION  
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK  
300 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015  
   
..FLOOD POTENTIAL
 
 
 
FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW FOR THE STATE.  
 
THE KUSKOKWIM RIVER IS PARTIALLY OR MOSTLY OPEN ABOVE ANIAK. THE ICE  
JAM BELOW MCGRATH BROKE...RESULTING IN AN ICE RUN BY STONY RIVER AND  
SLEETMUTE. ICE IS GETTING DARKER ON THE YUKON RIVER NEAR CIRCLE AND  
EAGLE... WITH SOME SHIFTING ICE. THE SUSITNA IS FLOWING EXCEPT FOR  
THE EXTREME UPPER PORTION.  
 
FOR MORE UP-TO-DATE BREAKUP INFORMATION... PLEASE  
VISIT: HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DATA/MAPS/BRKUP_MAP.PHP  
   
..HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
 
 
A STACKED LOW HAS ENTERED THE GULF OF ALASKA. THIS LOW IS EXPECTED  
TO WEAKEN AS IT MOVES EAST... WITH A RIDGE REPLACING THE LOW OVER  
THE GULF. THE WEAK LOW...CURRENTLY OVER SOUTHWEST ALASKA... WILL  
PROVIDE LIGHT PRECIPITATION...AS IT MOVES EAST THROUGH THE INTERIOR  
AND WEAKENS.  
   
..PRECIPITATION
 
 
PRECIPITATION TOTALS OVER THE 24 HOURS ENDING AT 4 AM TODAY:  
 
LOCATION NAME PE TS 24 HR  
======== ==== == == =====  
MOGA2 MOTHER GOOSE LAKE RA PP RG : 0.47  
WRYA2 WEARY LAKE PC RM : 0.40  
ANXA2 ANNEX CREEK PP RZ : 0.36  
PAKN KING SALMON PP RZ : 0.29  
JDWA2 JUNEAU DOUGLAS WWTP PP RZ : 0.28  
PAPN PILOT POINT PP RZ : 0.27  
HADA2 HAIDA RAWS PC RG : 0.24  
JTMA2 MT ROBERTS TRAM PC RZ : 0.21  
PADL DILLINGHAM PP RZ : 0.20  
   
..LONG RANGE
 
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES OF ABOVE  
NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER THE ENTIRE STATE.  
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES FOR  
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE WEST AND NORTH PORTIONS OF THE  
STATE. INCREASED CHANCES FOR BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE  
PANHANDLE.  
 
PLEASE REFER TO THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER HOME PAGE FOR FURTHER  
INFORMATION.  
   
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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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