116  
AWAK88 PAVW 200011  
RWSAK  
AKZ017>029-101-111-121-125-131-135-141-145-152-155-  
161-171-181-185-187-191-195-201>227-201200-  
 
ALASKA WEATHER SUMMARY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NOME AK  
311 PM AKST SUN NOV 19 2017  
 
SUNDAYS WEATHER SHOWED HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE NORTHERN PACIFIC  
THROUGH THE ALEUTIAN CHAIN AND EAST OF THE BERING STRAIT. A HUGE AREA  
OF LOW PRESSURE ENCOMPASSED THE MAINLAND. A LOW CENTER IN EASTERN  
NORTON SOUND HAD AN OCCLUSION THAT EXTENDED SOUTHEAST TO BRISTOL BAY  
AND A COLD FRONT THE STRETCHED SOUTHWEST INTO THE WESTERN GULF. A  
WARM FRONT HAD MOVED EAST TO THE CENTRAL GULF AREA.  
 
SNOW REPORTED IN ALL REGIONS TODAY. NOME SET A RECORD FOR SNOWFALL  
WITH 5.3 INCHES AND ANOTHER 1.6 INCHES TODAY. WALES AND DELTA  
JUNCTION REPORTED SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. FREEZING PRECIPITATION WAS  
SEEN AT CAPE ROMANZOF. RAIN NOTED IN THE PRIBILOFS THE CHAIN AND  
KETCHIKAN.  
LOTS AND LOTS OF WINDS TO REPORT ON. THE NORTH SLOPE SHOWED 25 TO 37  
MPH GUSTS. THE WEST COAST TO BRISTOL BAY HAD HAD 29 MPH TO 48 MPH  
WITH A HUGE GUST TO 61 MPH AT MEKORYUK. THE BRISTOL BAY COOK INLET  
HAD 26 TO 31 MPH. THE CHAIN AND THE PRIBILOFS SHOWED 45 MPH TO A  
BLAST OF 72 MPH AT DUTCH HARBOR. MULTIPLE SITES HAD WINDS OF 50+ MPH  
WITH 5 AT 55+ MPH AND TWO OVER 60 MPH. THE INTERIOR SAW 26 TO 32 MPH  
WITH A GUST TO 50 MPH AT DELTA JUNCTION. SKAGWAY SHOWED 28 MPH AS  
WELL.  
 
MORNING LOWS VARIED FROM -24 AT FORT YUKON AND NORTHWAY TO 43 AT  
DUTCH HARBOR. THE NORTH SLOPE HAD -2 AT NUIQSUT TO +9 AT WAINWRIGHT.  
THE WIND CHILLS THERE SHOWED -12 TO -26. THE BROOKS RANGE HAD -2 TO  
-13. THE WEST COAST TO THE YUKON DELTA REPORTED 10 AT AMBLER TO 32 AT  
SAVOONGA. THE INTERIOR WAS STILL IN THE FREEZER WITH 9 SITES AT OR  
BELOW ZERO. THE WESTERN SECTOR HAD +5 TO 10. WIND CHILLS SEEN AT -16  
TO -31. SOUTHWEST ALASKA AND THE CHAIN CHECKED IN WITH 28 TO 43.  
SOUTH CENTRAL HAD 16 TO 32 WITH -2 TO -4 IN THE ALASKA RANGE.  
SOUTHEAST REPORTED 5 TO 14 IN THE NORTH AND 28 TO 38 IN THE SOUTH.  
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM -14 AT ANAKTUVUK TO 48 AT ATKA.  
ALL REGIONS WARMED UP SOME THIS AFTERNOON.  
 

 
RCT NOV 17  
 
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