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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKDT SAT APR 30 2016

...FLOOD POTENTIAL...

ON THE YUKON RIVER...THE RIVER HAS OPENED UP IN CIRCLE. MANY OPEN
AREAS DOWNSTREAM TO FORT YUKON. THE LOWER YUKON RIVER BETWEEN HOLY
CROSS AND MOUNTAIN VILLAGE IS PARTIALLY TO MOSTLY OPEN. SOME OPEN
STRETCHES BETWEEN HUGHES AND KOYUKUK ON THE KOYUKUK RIVER ARE
DEVELOPING.

FOR BREAKUP REPORTS AND FLOOD POTENTIAL... SEE THE BREAKUP SUMMARY
AT HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/FCST.PHP?PRODUCT=SRAK48PARC

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

THE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN TODAY HAS A LARGE LOW OVER THE WESTERN GULF
NEAR THE ALASKA PENINSULA. THIS LOW IS EXPECTED TO BECOME NEARLY
STATIONARY AND SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. THE NEXT UPPER
LOW WILL MOVE OVER THE WESTERN ALEUTIAN CHAIN BY TUESDAY.
SIGNIFICANT RAIN IS EXPECTED ALONG THE GULF COAST FROM THE KENAI
PENINSULA THROUGH THE PANHANDLE. THE GREATEST AMOUNTS WILL OCCUR
BOTH TODAY AND SUNDAY OVER THE UPSLOPE REGIONS OF THE PANHANDLE.
AMOUNTS UP TO 3 INCHES MAY OCCUR EACH DAY. FOR MONDAY... UP TO 2
INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF THE PANHANDLE. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS
EXPECTED OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE STATE.

...PRECIPITATION...

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

LOCATION NAME                 PE TS   24 HR
======== ====                 == ==   =====
PATO     PORTAGE GLACIER      PP RZ :  1.94
SSIA2    SISIAK               PC RG :  1.07
DDHA2    DEADHORSE 3S         PC R2 :  0.91
ESIA2    ESTHER ISLAND        PC RM :  0.80
ECBA2    EAGLECREST BASE      PP RZ :  0.75
PPSA2    POWDER PATCH STATION PC RZ :  0.70
SRYA2    SITUK RIVER NR YAKUT PC RG :  0.55
ECEA2    EAGLECREST TOP CWOP  PP RZ :  0.55
PECA2    PELICAN              PP RZ :  0.53
JNAA2    JUNEAU DOWNTOWN      PP RZ :  0.53
ETBA2    EAGLECREST PTARMIGAN PP RZ :  0.52
SPPA2    SNETTISHAM POWER PLA PP RZ :  0.47
PAGN     ANGOON               PP RZ :  0.45
PADQ     KODIAK               PP RZ :  0.45
FOJA2    FOURTH OF JULY CREEK PC RP :  0.44
EXGA2    EXIT GLACIER         PC R2 :  0.44
SNEA2    SNETTISHAM POWER STA PC RZ :  0.43
PASO     SELDOVIA             PP RZ :  0.43
PAJK     JUNEAU WFO           PP RZ :  0.43

...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
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE ENTIRE 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 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
$$

KFM



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