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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKDT MON JUL 6 2015

...FLOOD POTENTIAL...

THE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW ACROSS THE STATE.

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

THE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN TODAY IS DOMINATED BY A LARGE LOW IN THE
BERING... WITH MULTIPLE SHORT WAVES ROTATING AROUND IT... AND A
RIDGE FROM THE NORTH PACIFIC TO THE NORTHEAST GULF AND ON TO NORTH
OF BARROW.

THE UPPER LOW IS BRINGING RAIN TO THE AKPEN GULF COAST AND KODIAK
ISLAND GULF COAST... AND SHOWERS TO THE SOUTHWEST MAINLAND TODAY.
OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS THE RAIN WILL SPREAD NORTH AND EAST AS
THE RIDGE MOVES SOUTH AND EAST.

...PRECIPITATION...

PRECIPITATION TOTALS OVER THE 24 HOURS ENDING AT 4 AM TODAY:

LOCATION NAME                 PE TS   24 HR
======== ====                 == ==   =====
CKLA2    CAPE KIAVAK RAWS     PC RG :  2.83
PAVC     KING COVE            PP RZ :  1.67
PADQ     KODIAK               PP RZ :  0.89
MOGA2    MOTHER GOOSE LAKE    PC RG :  0.61
PALG     KALSKAG              PP RZ :  0.35
PASN     SAINT PAUL ISLAND    PP RZ :  0.23
BTLA2    BOOTH LAKE RAWS      PC RG :  0.21
PACD     COLD BAY             PP RZ :  0.17
MCPA2    MCARTHUR PASS        PC RG :  0.16
PAIL     ILIAMNA              PP RZ :  0.11
CGMA2    CHIGMIT MOUNTAINS    PC RG :  0.11
PASO     SELDOVIA             PP RZ :  0.10

...LONG RANGE...

THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES FOR ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER THE WESTERN... NORTHERN... AND INTERIOR
MAINLAND.  THERE ARE INCREASED CHANCES FOR BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES
OVER THE AKPEN... KODIAK ISLAND... AND ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST.

THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES FOR
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER MOST OF THE SOUTHERN MAINLAND AND
OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA.  THERE ARE INCREASED CHANCES FOR BELOW NORMAL
PRECIPITATION OVER THE NORTHERN QUARTER OF THE MAINLAND.

PLEASE REFER TO THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER HOME PAGE FOR FURTHER
INFORMATION.

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A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THE HYDROMET DISCUSSION IS AVAILABLE AT
HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/GHMD.PHP

A GRAPHICAL SLIDE SHOW PRESENTATION OF HYDROMET ISSUES IS AVAILABLE
AT HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/PRESENT
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