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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...FLOOD POTENTIAL...

THE FLOOD POTENTIAL OVER THE STATE IS CURRENTLY LOW.

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

THE SYNOPTIC PATTERN CONTINUES TO FEATURE A HIGH AMPLITUDE RIDGE
OVER THE CENTRAL PACIFIC THAT EXTENDS UP THE WEST COAST OF ALASKA
AND A COUPLE OF LOWS... ONE JUST SOUTH OF THE EASTERN ALEUTIANS AND
THE OTHER OVER THE NORTHEAST PACIFIC. VERY LITTLE PRECIPITATION HAS
FALLEN IN THE STATE UNDER DRY NORTHERNLY FLOW ALOFT. RAINFALL
CONTINUES TO BE LIMITED TO THE PANHANDLE AS SHOWERS ROTATE AROUND
THE LOW JUST OFF THE COAST. THIS PATTERN MANAGES TO STAY INTACT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

...PRECIPITATION...

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

LOCATION NAME                 PE TS   24 HR
======== ====                 == ==   =====
PAHY     HYDABURG             PP RZ :   1.22
PAKT     KETCHIKAN            PP RZ :   0.97
THOA2    THORNE BAY RAWS      PC RG :   0.81
SHLA2    SHELTER COVE RAWS    PC RG :   0.76
CRGA2    CRAIG WEATHER STATIO PP RG :   0.67
PAKW     KLAWOCK              PP RZ :   0.66
ZMBA2    ZAREMBO ISLAND SOUTH PC RG :   0.56
KTNA2    BEAVER FALLS POWERHO PP RZ :   0.55
KPHA2    KETCHIKAN POWERHOUSE PP RZ :   0.52
DCSA2    DAVIES CREEK SNOTEL  PC RM :   0.50
MHPA2    MITKOF HWY PETERSBUR PP RZ :   0.47
META2    AK METLAKATLA 6S     PC RG :   0.47
KKEA2    KAKE RAWS            PC RG :   0.46
PANT     ANNETTE              PP RZ :   0.45

...LONG RANGE...

THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE SOUTHERN MAINLAND AND SOUTHEAST...
ESPECIALLY OVER THE SOUTHWEST AND ALASKA PENINSULA.

THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE SOUTHERN MAINLAND AND SOUTHEAST.


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://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/APRFC/GRAPHICALHMD

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