Aviation Area Forecasts (Anchorage, AK)
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FAAK48 PAWU 152106
FA8H
ANCH FA 152115
AK SRN HLF EXCP SE AK...
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AIRMETS VALID UNTIL 160515
CB IMPLY POSSIBLE SEV OR GREATER TURB SEV ICE LLWS AND IFR CONDS.
NON MSL HEIGHTS NOTED BY AGL OR CIG.
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SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 161500
A 966MB LOW 70NM SW PAKI MOVS TO 40NM NNW PAMY BY 12Z. AN ASSOCD
OCFNT ARCS THRU BRISTOL BAY TO 250NM SE PADQ WL MOV TO CNTRL
INTERIOR AND TRANSITIONS TO CDFNT/WMFNT OVR ERN GLFALSK BY 12Z. A
970MB LOW 120NM N PAAK DSIPTS DURG PD. A STNRY FNT REMAINS OVR THE
NORTH SLOPE DURG PD.
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COOK INLET AND SUSITNA VLY AB...VALID UNTIL 160900
...CLOUDS/WX...
***AIRMET STG SFC WND***AFT 00Z TURNAGAIN ARM SUSTAINED SFC WNDS 30
KTS OR GTR.
***AIRMET IFR***ALG WRN AK RANGE OCNL CIGS BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM -SN
BR. DTRT...
***AIRMET IFR***FM PAHO S OCNL CIGS BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM -RA BR.
DTRT...
***AIRMET MT OBSC***MTS OCNL OBSC IN CLDS/PCPN. DTRT...
OTRW ALG WRN AK RANGE SCT005 BKN-OVC015 LYRD TO FL280 VIS 3-5SM -SN
BR. CONDS SPRDG TO NRN AK RANGE BY 00Z.
OTRW FM PAHO S SCT005 BKN-OVC015 LYRD TO FL280 VIS 3-5SM -RA BR.
ALG CHUGACH/KENAI MTS SCT020 BKN-OVC060 LYRD TO FL280 VIS 5SM
-RA/-RASN BR. OCNL BKN020 VIS 3-5SM -RA/-RASN BR.
ELSW SCT040 BKN-OVC120 LYRD TO FL280. ISOL BKN040 -RA.
TURNAGAIN ARM SFC WND E 25G40KT INCRG TO E 35G50KT BY 00Z.
SRN COOK INLET SFC WND NE G20-25KT.
THRU AK RANGE SFC WND E-SE 25G40KT.
OTLK VALID 160900-161500...ALG AK RANGE IFR SN BR. MATSU VLYS MVFR
CIG RA BR. ELSW VFR.
PASSES...LAKE CLARK...MERRILL...RAINY...IFR VIS SN BR WND TURB.
WINDY...TIL 00Z VFR. AFT 00Z IFR CIG SN BR WND TURB.
PORTAGE...MVFR CIG RA/RASN BR. AFT 05Z IFR CIG RA BR WND TURB.
...TURB...
***AIRMET TURB***OCNL MOD TURB FL180-FL380. NC...
***AIRMET TURB***PANC S ALG ERN MTS MOD TURB BLW 100.
ISOL SEV TURB WI 020 AGL. NC...
***AIRMET TURB***W PANC OCNL MOD TURB BLW 100. NC...
***AIRMET LLWS***FM PANC S AREAS OF LLWS. INTSF...
...ICE AND FZLVL...
***AIRMET ICE***TIL 06Z W SIDE OF COOK INLET OCNL MOD ICEIC 020-100.
FZLVL BLW 010. WKN...
TIL 06Z PAEN-PAAQ LN SE ISOL MOD ICEIC 020-100.
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COPPER RIVER BASIN AC...VALID UNTIL 160900
...CLOUDS/WX...
***AIRMET IFR***AFT 02Z ALG MTS SW PAGK OCNL VIS BLW 3SM -SN/-RASN
BR. NC...
***AIRMET IFR***AFT 02Z ALG AK RANGE FM ISABEL PASS W MTS OCNL VIS
BLW 3SM -SN BR. NC...
***AIRMET MT OBSC***MTS OCNL OBSC IN CLDS/PCPN. NC...
OTRW ALG MTS SW PAGK SCT015 BKN-OVC030 INCRG LYRS TO FL280 VIS 3-5SM
-SN/-RASN BR.
OTRW ALG AK RANGE FM ISABEL PASS W SCT015 BKN-OVC030 INCRG LYRS TO
FL280 VIS 3-5SM -SN BR.
ELSW SCT040 SCT080 BKN120 INCRG LYRS TO FL280. ISOL BKN040 -SN.
SW PAGK SFC WND S 20G35KT.
THRU AK RANGE W ISABEL PASS SFC WND S 20G35KT.
OTLK VALID 160900-161500...ALG AK RANGE W ISABEL PASS AND ALG
CHUGACH MTS IFR CIG -SN/-RASN BR. ELSW MVFR CIG -RASN.
PASS...TAHNETA...TIL 23Z MVFR CIG SN/RASN BR WND TURB.
AFT 23Z IFR CIG SN/RASN BR WND TURB.
...TURB...
***AIRMET TURB***PAGK W OCNL MOD TURB FL180-FL380. NC...
***AIRMET TURB***PAGK E OCNL MOD TURB FL300-FL380. NC...
***AIRMET TURB***AFT 00Z PAGK W OCNL MOD TURB BLW 100. INTSF...
...ICE AND FZLVL...
NIL SIG. FZLVL SFC.
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CNTRL GLF CST AD...VALID UNTIL 160900
...CLOUDS/WX...
***AIRMET STG SFC WND***SW PAMD SUSTAINED SFC WNDS 30 KTS OR GTR.
SPRDG NE INTSF...
***AIRMET IFR***LN PAVW-CAPE CLEARE W OCNL CIGS BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM
-RA BR. DTRT...
***AIRMET MT OBSC***MTS OCNL OBSC IN CLDS/PCPN. NC...
LN PAVW-CAPE CLEARE W SCT005 BKN-OVC015 LYRD TO FL280 VIS 3-5SM -RA BR.
OCNL CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM -RA BR. CONDS SPRDG TO ALL SXNS BY 03Z.
ELSW FEW005 SCT015 BKN-OVC025 LYRD TO FL280 VIS 5SM -RA BR.
AFT 15Z SFC WND INCRG SE 20G30KT.
SW PAMD SFC WND SE 30G45KT SPRDG NE ALG CST AND PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND
BY 02Z AND INCRG TO SE 40G55KT.
OTLK VALID 160900-161500...LN PAWR-PAMD NE IFR CIG RA BR. ELSW MVFR
CIG RA BR.
...TURB...
***AIRMET TURB***ALG KENAI PEN OCNL MOD TURB FL180-FL380. NC...
***AIRMET TURB***SE PAVD-PAWD LN OCNL MOD TURB FL300-FL380. NC...
***AIRMET TURB***NW MONTAGUE IS OCNL MOD TURB BLW 100. NC...
OTRW TIL 03Z PAVD-PACV LN NE ISOL MOD TURB BLW 100.
***AIRMET LLWS***AREAS OF LLWS. NC...
...ICE AND FZLVL...
***AIRMET ICE***00Z TO 06Z MONTAGUE IS SE OCNL MOD ICEIC 020-100.
FZLVL 015. WKN...
TIL 06Z NW MONTAGUE IS ISOL MOD ICEIC 020-100.
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KODIAK IS AE...VALID UNTIL 160900
...CLOUDS/WX...
***AIRMET STG SFC WND***TIL 02Z OFSHR FM PADQ N SUSTAINED SFC WNDS
30 KTS OR GTR. WKN...
***AIRMET IFR***TIL 03Z LN PADQ-CAPE NUKSHAK NE OCNL CIGS BLW
010/VIS BLW 3SM -RA BR. IMPR...
***AIRMET MT OBSC***MTS OCNL OBSC IN CLDS/PCPN. NC...
OTRW LN PADQ-CAPE NUKSHAK NE SCT015 BKN-OVC025 SEPD LYRS TO FL280
VIS 5SM -RA BR.
ELSW FEW015 SCT025 BKN035 TOPS TO 100. OCNL BKN025 VIS 5SM -RA BR.
AFT 03Z OFSHR SW PADQ SCT025 SCT035.
TIL 02Z OFSHR FM PADQ N SFC WND SE 30G45KT DCRG.
TIL 02Z SW PADQ SFC WND W-SW G25KT.
OTLK VALID 160900-161500...VFR ISOL SHRA.
...TURB...
***AIRMET TURB***OCNL MOD TURB FL300-FL380. NC...
***AIRMET TURB***TIL 06Z N PADQ OCNL MOD TURB BLW 040. WKN...
OTRW PADQ-PAKH LN NW ISOL MOD TURB BLW 040.
...ICE AND FZLVL...
***AIRMET ICE***TIL 03Z PADQ NE OCNL MOD ICEIC 020-100.
FZLVL 020. WKN...
TIL 06Z NE PADQ ISOL MOD ICEIC 020-100.
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PD DEC 2017 AAWU




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