671  
AWAK88 PAVW 252330  
RWSAK  
AKZ017029-101-111-121-125-131-135-141-145-152-155-  
161-171-181-185-187-191-195-201227-261100-  
 
ALASKA WEATHER SUMMARY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NOME AK  
330 PM AKDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
THURSDAYS WEATHER SHOWED THE ENTIRE STATE ENCOMPASSED BY LOW PRESSURE  
SAVE A SMALL AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE ON THE PANHANDLE. FOUR LOW CENTERS  
TODAY. IN THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS THE FIRST LOW NORTH OF SHEMYA HAD A  
WARM FRONT JUST PAST ADAK AND A COLD FRONT THAT TRAILED OFF TO WEST.  
LOW NUMBER 2 WAS SEEN OFF THE YUKON DELTA AND HAD A COLD FRONT SOUTH  
THROUGH BRISTOL BAY INTO THE EASTERN ALEUTIANS. LOW NUMBER 3 WAS  
NORTHWEST OF THE SEWARD PENINSULA AND HAD A FRONT ACROSS THE NORTH  
SLOPE. LOW NUMBER 4 WAS LOCATED ON THE EASTERN ARCTIC SLOPE AND HAD A  
COLD FRONT THAT RAN ALONG THE ALCAN BORDER AND THEN INTO THE GULF OF  
ALASKA.  
 
SNOW WAS SEEN ALONG THE NORTH SLOPE WEST COAST TO YUKON DELTA AND  
EUREKA IN THE ALASKA RANGE.  
FREEZING PRECIPITATION NOTED AT BARROW DEADHORSE AND TIN CITY THIS  
MORNING. RAIN WAS EVIDENT EVERYWHERE ELSE IN THE GREATLAND. GUSTY  
WINDS OF 23 TO 36 MPH SEEN ALONG THE WEST COAST. THE NORTH SLOPE  
SHOWED 22 TO 33 MPH GUSTS. THE INTERIOR HAD 18 TO 28 MPH GUSTS. KENAI  
HAD 29 MPH BURSTS WITH BRISTOL BAY SITES AT 23 TO 33 MPH. THE CHAIN  
REPORTED 25 TO 28 MPH. THE ANCHORAGE BOWL SHOWED 20 TO 33 MPH GUSTS.  
THE SOUTHEAST SAW 21 TO 33 MPH GUSTS TOO.  
 
MORNING LOWS RANGED FROM 28 AT EUREKA TO 50 AT SKAGWAY AND KETCHIKAN.  
THE NORTH SLOPE AND WEST COAST TO YUKON DELTA HAD TEMPERATURES FROM  
TO 37. THE INTERIOR WAS UPPER 30S TO UPPER 40S. YUKON DELTA BRISTOL  
BAY AND THE CHAIN REPORTED MID 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTH CENTRAL SHOWED  
28 AT EUREKA TO 44 IN ANCHORAGE. SOUTHEAST HAD UPPER 40S TO 50.  
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM 31 AT BARROW TO 63 AT KETCHIKAN.  
ON THIS SURPRISINGLY SNOWY THURSDAY THE TEMPERATURES WERE BASICALLY  
STEADY TO A SMALL INCREASE IN THE SOUTHEAST. STRANGE DAYS INDEED.  
 

 
RCT MAY 17  
 
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