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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...FLOOD POTENTIAL...

ON THE YUKON RIVER...THE ICE JAM DOWNRIVER OF EAGLE HAS BROKEN. THE
BREAKUP FRONT IS CURRENTLY APPROACHING CIRCLE. THE LOWER YUKON RIVER
BETWEEN HOLY CROSS AND MOUNTAIN VILLAGE IS PARTIALLY TO MOSTLY OPEN.

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 TUESDAY. SIGNIFICANT RAIN IS
EXPECTED TO REACH THE GULF COAST FROM THE AKPEN THROUGH THE
PANHANDLE. THE GREATEST AMOUNTS WILL OCCUR ON BOTH SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY OVER THE UPSLOPE REGIONS OF THE PANHANDLE.

...PRECIPITATION...

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

LOCATION NAME                 PE TS   24 HR
======== ====                 == ==   =====
PATO     PORTAGE GLACIER      PP RZ :  1.79
PSJA2    PORT SAN JUAN        PC R2 :  1.40
PAKT     KETCHIKAN            PP RZ :  1.07
KPHA2    KETCHIKAN POWERHOUSE PP RZ :  1.00
PAJC     CHIGNIK              PP RZ :  0.91
SHLA2    SHELTER COVE RAWS    PC RG :  0.84
PAAP     PORT ALEXANDER       PP RZ :  0.83
PAMM     METLAKATLA           PP RZ :  0.78
SLVA2    SILVIS POWERHOUSE    PP RZ :  0.76
HADA2    HAIDA RAWS           PC RG :  0.74
WLCA2    WOLVERINE CREEK      PC RG :  0.68
HADA2    HAIDA RAWS           PP RG :  0.67
SRFA2    STRAWBERRY REEF      PC R2 :  0.64
GQIA2    QUEEN INLET GLACIER  PC RG :  0.63
FOJA2    FOURTH OF JULY CREEK PC RP :  0.58
ETBA2    EAGLECREST PTARMIGAN PP RZ :  0.58
META2    AK METLAKATLA 6S     PC R2 :  0.57
PAKW     KLAWOCK              PP RZ :  0.56
PAHY     HYDABURG             PP RZ :  0.56
PACV     CORDOVA              PP RZ :  0.56
PANT     ANNETTE              PP RZ :  0.55
JTMA2    MT ROBERTS TRAM      PC RZ :  0.55
PAYA     YAKUTAT              PP RZ :  0.54

...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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