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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...FLOOD POTENTIAL...

THE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW FOR THE STATE.

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

THE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN THIS MORNING HAS A HIGH CENTERED NEAR POINT
HOPE. THE HIGH IS SURROUNDED BY MULTIPLE LOWS AND WAVES... INCLUDING
A BROAD LOW OVER MUCH OF THE GULF... SOUTHEAST... AND MUCH OF THE
YUKON TERRITORY AND BRITISH COLUMBIA.  THIS BROAD LOW IS SUPPORTING
SOME SHOWERS OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA.  THE CENTER OF THE HIGH WILL
MOVE NORTHWARD TODAY BEFORE TURNING TO THE WEST ON MONDAY. WEATHER
UNDER THE HIGH WILL BE DRY WITH WARM TEMPERATURES THAT WILL INCREASE
THE HIGH-ELEVATION SNOW MELT... LEADING TO RISES ON AFFECTED RIVERS.
AN UPPER LEVEL WAVE WILL DROP SOUTH FROM THE YUKON TERRITORY TODAY
AND THEN MOVE WEST OVER THE SOUTHERN MAINLAND... BRINGING SHOWERS
AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS TO THE COPPER RIVER BASIN AND
SOUTHCENTRAL TODAY... WITH THE SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
SPREADING WESTWARD INTO MONDAY.

...PRECIPITATION...

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

LOCATION NAME                 PE TS   24 HR
======== ====                 == ==   =====
SHLA2    SHELTER COVE RAWS    PC RG :  0.30
CFSA2    CRAIG FOREST SERVICE PP RZ :  0.29
HADA2    HAIDA RAWS           PC RG :  0.23
THOA2    THORNE BAY RAWS      PC RG :  0.21
SOUA2    SOULE RIVER          PC RG :  0.20
WSLA2    WASILLA RAWS         PC RP :  0.10
CSNA2    CHISANA RAWS         PC RG :  0.10

...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 MOST OF THE 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
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ACL


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