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AGAK78 PACR 302255  
HMDACR  
 
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION  
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK  
300 PM AKDT THU JUL 30 2015  
   
..FLOOD POTENTIAL
 
 
FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW ACROSS THE STATE.  
   
..HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
 
 
 
THE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN THIS MORNING HAS A LOW WELL NORTH OF THE  
NORTH SLOPE WITH A VERY BROAD TROUGH WITH WEAK FLOW TO THE SOUTH  
COVERING THE MAINLAND AND THE GULF... AND A RIDGE OVER THE WESTERN  
BERING AND KAMCHATKA. THE RIDGE TO THE WEST WILL SLOWLY BUILD INTO  
THE INTERIOR AND THE SOUTHERN MAINLAND... LEAVING AN ELONGATED WEAK  
TROUGH OVER THE GULF BY FRIDAY MORNING.  
 
HEAVIEST WIDESPREAD RAIN FOR TODAY IS EXPECTED OVER THE PANHANDLE...  
WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE SOUTHERN MAINLAND  
AND THE EASTERN INTERIOR. ON FRIDAY THE HEAVIEST RAINS WILL STILL  
BE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA... BUT A FRONT FROM THE  
NORTHERN LOW WILL BRING UP TO ABOUT HALF AN INCH OF RAIN TO PORTIONS  
OF THE NORTHWEST MAINLAND. SHOWERS SHOULD DECREASE OVER MOST OF THE  
INTERIOR AND SOUTHERN MAINLAND.  
   
..PRECIPITATION
 
 
SELECTED PRECIPITATION TOTALS FOR THE 24 HOURS ENDING AT 4 AM TODAY:  
 
LOCATION NAME PE TS 24 HR  
======== ==== == == =====  
FYRA2 FORT YUKON RAWS PC RG : 1.28  
JTMA2 MT ROBERTS TRAM PC RZ : 1.10  
RBTA2 RABBIT CREEK RAWS PC RG : 1.00  
CHLA2 LITTLE CHENA RIVER PC RG : 0.91  
SNIA2 SNIPE LAKE PC RG : 0.88  
WSLA2 WASILLA RAWS PC RP : 0.86  
KKEA2 KAKE RAWS PC RG : 0.86  
ZMBA2 ZAREMBO ISLAND SOUTH PC RG : 0.73  
PASI SITKA PP RZ : 0.62  
SWNA2 SWANSON RIVER RAWS PC RG : 0.58  
FCCA2 FISH CREEK PC RG : 0.54  
THOA2 THORNE BAY RAWS PC RG : 0.50  
CZOA2 CHISTOCHINA RAWS PC RG : 0.50  
CFCA2 COFFMAN COVE PP RZ : 0.50  
   
..LONG RANGE
 
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF  
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE THE INTERIOR AND SOUTHERN  
MAINLAND AND FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA.  
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF  
BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR MOST OF THE STATE. THE EXCEPTIONS  
ARE A SMALL PORTION OF THE NORTHERN COAST AND PART OF THE  
NORTHEASTERN MAINLAND.  
 
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  

 
 
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