694  
AGAK78 PACR 192302  
HMDACR  
 
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION.  
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK  
3:00PM AKDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
 
...FLOOD POTENTIAL..  
 
THE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS INCREASED FROM THE EASTERN KENAI PENINSULA  
AROUND THE NORTH GULF COAST AND OVER THE NORTHERN PANHANDLE. WATER  
LEVELS ARE HIGH ACROSS THE REGION DUE TO RECENT RAIN... AND  
ADDITIONAL RAIN IS FORECAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THIS FORECAST RAIN  
MAY GENERATE RAPID RISES ON SMALL STREAMS... AND SOME STREAMS MAY  
RISE TO NEAR BANKFULL LEVELS.  
   
..HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
 
 
 
THE 500 MB PATTERN THIS MORNING HAS A LOW NEAR PRINCE WILLIAM  
SOUND... THE ASSOCIATED FRONTS ARE MOVING NORTH THROUGH THE EASTERN  
MAINLAND AND EAST THROUGH SOUTHEAST ALASKA TODAY. THE LOW WILL MOVE  
INLAND OVER PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND AND WEAKEN LATER TODAY AND  
TONIGHT. THE NEXT LOW DEVELOPS SOUTH OF THE AKPEN LATE TODAY AND  
MOVES SOUTH OF KODIAK ISLAND ON SATURDAY. THIS LOW IS FORECAST TO  
FOLLOW A MORE WESTERLY TRACK THAN TODAYS LOW... BRINGING MORE RAIN  
TO THE GULF COASTAL REGION LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY.  
   
..PRECIPITATION
 
 
SELECTED PRECIPITATION TOTALS FOR THE 24 HOURS ENDING AT 4 AM TODAY:  
LOCATION NAME PE TS 24 HR  
======== ==== == == =====  
FPKA2 FOURPEAKED RAWS PC RG : 1.66  
ESIA2 ESTHER ISLAND PC R2 : 1.40  
PATO PORTAGE GLACIER PP RZ : 1.21  
PSJA2 PORT SAN JUAN PC RM : 1.07  
PADQ KODIAK PP RZ : 1.07  
GLIA2 LONE ISLAND PC RG : 1.02  
GQIA2 QUEEN INLET PC RG : 1.01  
DBWA2 DRY BAY GLACIER BAY PC RG : 1.01  
PAYA YAKUTAT AIRPORT PP RZ : 0.98  
GNUA2 NUNATAK UPPER PC RG : 0.98  
GRVA2 GRANDVIEW SNOTEL PC R2 : 0.97  
GNLA2 NUNATAK LOWER PC RG : 0.93  
NUCA2 NUCHEK PC R2 : 0.88  
KCKA2 KACHEMAK CREEK PC RM : 0.80  
ALEA2 ALSEK RIVER PC RG : 0.80  
TUGA2 TURNAGAIN PASS PC R2 : 0.72  
MCPA2 MCARTHUR PASS PC RG : 0.71  
EYKA2 MT EYAK PC R2 : 0.71  
DHWA2 DECEPTION HILLS PC RG : 0.69  
BLTA2 BARTLETT COVE PC RG : 0.69  
PPSA2 POWDER PATCH STATION PC RZ : 0.68  
EXGA2 EXIT GLACIER PC R2 : 0.59  
SNEA2 SNETTISHAM POWER STN PC RZ : 0.58  
RESA2 RESURRECTION RIVER PC RG : 0.58  
PEDA2 PEDERSEN LAGOON PC RG : 0.58  
DCKA2 DAHL CREEK NR KOBUK PC RG : 0.55  
PAGS GUSTAVUS PP RZ : 0.53  
PAJK JUNEAU FORECAST PC RZ : 0.52  
FLOA2 FLOWER MOUNTAIN PC RM : 0.52  
PAJN JUNEAU AIRPORT PP RZ : 0.50  
   
..LONG RANGE
 
 
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF  
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER THE ENTIRE STATE.  
 
THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF  
BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE BRISTOL BAY COASTAL REGION.  
THERE ARE INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER  
THE NORTHERN MAINLAND... OVER MOST OF THE INTERIOR... AND OVER  
SOUTHEAST ALASKA. NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED OVER THE  
REMAINDER OF THE STATE.  
 
PLEASE REFER TO THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER HOME PAGE FOR FURTHER  
INFORMATION.  
   
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THIS TEXT PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED DAILY UNTIL RIVER ICE FREEZEUP IN  
THE FALL. A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THE HYDROMET DISCUSSION IS  
AVAILABLE AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/APRFC/GRAPHICALHMD  
 

 
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