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AGAK78 PACR 112223  
HMDACR  
 
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION  
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK  
300 PM AKDT FRI APR 11 2014  
   
..FLOOD POTENTIAL
 
 
FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW FOR THE STATE.  
   
..HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
 
 
A PROGRESSIVE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE  
WEEKEND... A RIDGE CURRENTLY OVER THE GULF WILL MOVE EASTWARD INTO  
CANADA AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WITH MULTIPLE EMBEDDED LOWS MOVES  
INTO THE GULF.  
   
..SNOWPACK
 
 
OVER THE PAST 7 DAYS THE SNOWPACK HAS GENERALLY INCREASED OVER THE  
EASTERN MAINLAND AND NORTHERN SOUTHEAST... AND DECREASED OVER MOST  
OF SOUTHCENTRAL AND OVER THE SEWARD PENINSULA REGION.  
   
..ICE THICKNESS
 
 
ICE THICKNESSES REPORTED AROUND APRIL 1 RANGED FROM 13 INCHES ON THE  
TANANA RIVER IN FAIRBANKS TO 58 INCHES ON THE COLVILLE DELTA.  
 
ICE THICKNESSES OF 13 TO 38 INCHES WERE REPORTED IN TANANA BASIN.  
   
..LONG RANGE
 
 
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES OF ABOVE  
NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER THE FAR WESTERN... THE NORTHWESTERN... AND  
THE NORTHERN MAINLAND.  
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES OF BELOW  
NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE FAR WESTERN MAINLAND... AND INCREASED  
CHANCES OF ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA.  
   
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THE HYDROMET DISCUSSION WILL BE ISSUED EVERY FRIDAY UNTIL BREAK UP  
BEGINS IN THE SPRING. A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THE HYDROMET  
DISCUSSION IS AVAILABLE AT  
HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/GHMD.PHP  
 

 
 
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