Hydrometeorological Discussion
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

...FLOOD POTENTIAL...

THE FLOOD WATCH FOR THE COLVILLE RIVER DELTA HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

THE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW FOR THE STATE.

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

THE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN THIS MORNING HAS A TROUGH OVER WESTERN
CANADA AND SOUTHEAST ALASKA... A RIDGE OVER THE EASTERN BERING AND
THE SOUTHWEST MAINLAND... AND ADDITIONAL LOWS IN THE WESTERN BERING
AND THE NORTH PACIFIC. THE EASTERN TROUGH WILL REMAIN NEARLY
STATIONARY THROUGH THE WEEKEND... KEEPING THE CHANCE FOR OCCASIONAL
SHOWERS OVER MOST OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA.  A CLOSED HIGH WILL DEVELOP
IN THE RIDGE OVER SOUTHWEST ALASKA TONIGHT... THE HIGH WILL MOVE
SLOWLY NORTHWARD THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.  THIS WILL LEAD TO WARMER
AND DRYER WEATHER OVER MOST OF THE MAINLAND THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

...PRECIPITATION...

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

LOCATION NAME                 PE TS   24 HR
======== ====                 == ==   =====
PADK     ADAK                 PP RZ :  1.51
UNCA2    UPPER NOME CREEK     PC R2 :  0.51
EVCA2    EIELSON VISITORS     PC RG :  0.51
MSOA2    MUNSON RIDGE SNOTEL  PC R2 :  0.44
UCHA2    CHENA RIVER          PC RG :  0.42
PAOM     NOME                 PP RZ :  0.42
KSHA2    KANTISHNA            PC R2 :  0.38
ARGA2    ATIGUN RIVER         PC RG :  0.36
JCPA2    JOHNSON`S CAMP       PC R2 :  0.34
TTLA2    TOTATLANIKA RAWS     PC RG :  0.30
RPTA2    ROCKY POINT SNOTEL   PC RM :  0.30
AMCA2    AMERICAN CREEK       PC R2 :  0.30
BTAA2    BOLIO RAWS           PC RG :  0.29
WONA2    WONDER LAKE RAWS     PC RG :  0.27
DOYA2    DONNELLY RAWS        PC RG :  0.27
SHLA2    SHELTER COVE RAWS    PC RG :  0.26
PAGL     GOLOVIN              PP RZ :  0.25

...LONG RANGE...

THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR MOST OF THE STATE.

THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF
BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER MOST OF THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE
MAINLAND.  THERE ARE INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA AND OVER MOST OF SOUTHWEST
ALASKA... INCLUDING THE AKPEN AND MOST OF THE KENAI PENINSULA.

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

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THIS TEXT PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED DAILY UNTIL FREEZEUP IN THE FALL. 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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ACL


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