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AGAK78 PACR 271957  
HMDACR  
 
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION  
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK  
300 PM AKDT TUE JUN 27 2017  
   
..FLOOD POTENTIAL
 
 
 
THE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS LOW FOR ALASKA.  
   
..HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION.
 
 
 
THE LOW IN THE BERING SEA HAS PROBABLY REACHED ITS MOST EASTERLY  
EXTENT. PROJECTIONS ARE FOR THE LOW TO BEND BACK INTO THE CENTRAL  
BERING BY WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE THING TO WATCH WILL BE SEVERAL  
SHORT WAVES THAT ROTATE AROUND THE MAIN FEATURE AND INTO THE GULF  
OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. GOOD WETTING RAINS COVER MOST OF THE  
SOUTHERN MAINLAND THROUGH THURSDAY WITH ENHANCED PRECIPITATION  
CHANCES THURSDAY MORNING WITH A RELATIVELY STRONG WAVE PASSING NORTH  
THROUGH KODIAK ISLAND. THE PANHANDLE FINALLY GETS BACK INTO THE  
PRECIPITATION EARLY FRIDAY MORNING WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF A LOW IN  
THE GULF.  
 
PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ON DAY ONE COULD RANGE AS HIGH AS 2 TO 3  
INCHES ALONG THE FAVORED REGIONS OF THE KENAI MOUNTAINS AND NORTHERN  
ALEUTIAN RANGE. WETTING RAINS GREATLY NEEDED IN THE SOUTHWEST WILL  
RANGE BETWEEN AN INCH IN THE AHKLUN MOUNTAINS TO A TENTH TO QUARTER  
INCH IN THE LOWLANDS. RAIN PERSISTS INTO DAY TWO WITH AMOUNTS  
TAPERING OFF TO BETWEEN A HALF AN INCH AND AN INCH IN THE KENAI AND  
CHUGACH MOUNTAINS.  
   
..PRECIPITATION
 
 
 
SELECTED 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ENDING AT 4 AM AKDT TODAY:  
 
LOCATION NAME PE TS 24 HR  
======== ==== == == =====  
PPSA2 POWDER PATCH STATION PC RZ : 0.83  
ECEA2 EAGLECREST TOP CWOP PP RZ : 0.72  
MLRA2 MCNEIL RIVER SGS PC RM : 0.70  
ESIA2 ESTHER ISLAND PC RM : 0.60  
MCPA2 MCARTHUR PASS PC RG : 0.50  
CIKA2 CHALKYITSIK WEST NR PP RG : 0.46  
SUGA2 SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN PC RM : 0.40  
FMRA2 FORTYMILE RIVER AT T PP RG : 0.36  
PEDA2 PEDERSEN LAGOON PP RG : 0.34  
ETBA2 EAGLECREST PTARMIGAN PP RZ : 0.34  
MNOA2 MT. NOAK PP RG : 0.32  
CKNA2 CHICKEN RAWS PP RG : 0.28  
CGMA2 CHIGMIT MOUNTAINS PC RG : 0.27  
TNWA2 AK TOK 70 SE PC R3 : 0.26  
BIRA2 BIRCH CREEK RAWS NR PP RG : 0.26  
NRDA2 NUYAKUK R NR DILLING PP RG : 0.24  
RENA2 RENEE RAWS PP RG : 0.23  
KWKA2 KOKWOK RIVER ABOVE N PP RG : 0.23  
CGMA2 CHIGMIT MOUNTAINS PP RG : 0.23  
MACA2 MACLAREN RIVER AT DE PC RG : 0.22  
PAPB SAINT GEORGE ISLAND PP RZ : 0.21  
MCAA2 MONTANA CREEK AT BAC PP RG : 0.21  
CZOA2 CHISTOCHINA RAWS PP RG : 0.21  
YESA2 MOUNT ALYESKA SNOTEL PC RM : 0.20  
TUGA2 TURNAGAIN PASS SNOTE PC RM : 0.20  
SVRA2 SILVER SALMON LAKES PC RG : 0.20  
RPTA2 ROCKY POINT SNOTEL PC RM : 0.20  
PSJA2 PORT SAN JUAN PC RM : 0.20  
   
..LONG RANGE
 
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF  
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER MOST OF THE MAINLAND EXCEPT THE  
SOUTHWEST.  
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF  
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE SOUTHERN MAINLAND INCLUDING THE  
ALASKA PENINSULA AS WELL AS THE SOUTHEAST.  
 
PLEASE REFER TO THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER HOME PAGE FOR FURTHER  
INFORMATION.  
   
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THIS TEXT PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED DAILY UNTIL FREEZEUP IN THE FALL. A  
GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THE HYDROMET DISCUSSION IS AVAILABLE AT  
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/APRFC/GRAPHICALHMD  
 

 
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