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Erika dissipates, Eastern Pacific tropics remain active

Erika has dissipated as a tropical cyclone and the National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for the system. The remnants of Erika could still produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches or more, along with gusty winds, across southern and central Florida beginning on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for Jimena and Ignacio.
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Current conditions at

Valdez 2 (PAVD)

Lat: 61.13°NLon: 146.27°WElev: 121ft.

Mostly Cloudy

52°F

11°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.38 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 29 Aug 10:36 am AKDT

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny this morning...then becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 60 except in the upper 40s through the pass. Northeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming variable 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 35 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s except in the mid 40s through the pass. Northeast wind 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph decreasing to 15 to 30 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s except in the upper 30s through the pass. Northeast wind 15 to 30 mph increasing to 35 to 50 mph after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s except in the upper 40s through the pass. Northeast wind 30 to 45 mph decreasing to 15 to 30 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 45.
Tuesday And Tuesday Night
Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 50s. Lows 40 to 45.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows 40 to 45.
Thursday Through Friday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs 55 to 60. Lows 40 to 45.



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544 AM AKDT SAT AUG 29 2015
 
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