Hydrometeorological Discussion
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKDT WED SEP 02 2015

...FLOOD POTENTIAL...

HIGH WATER LEVELS ARE RISING ALONG THE SNOW RIVER AND KENAI LAKE.
MINOR FLOODING ALONG SNOW RIVER AND KENAI LAKE (ESPECIALLY PRIMROSE
CAMPGROUND) IS OR WILL OCCUR. SLOW RISE EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT
COUPLE DAYS BEFORE RECEDING.

FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW OVER THE REST OF THE STATE.

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

UPPER RIDGING DOMINATING MAINLAND ALASKA. UPPER LOW IS DEPARTING FAR
SOUTHERN PANHANDLE. A WEAK TROUGH AXIS WITH AN ASSOCIATED SURFACE
LOW HAS MOVED ASHORE OVER SOUTHWESTERN ALASKA. THE SURFACE LOW IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA...
SPREADING RAIN ACROSS THE GULF COAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SOUTHWEST
MAINLAND AND PORTIONS OF THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS CAN EXPECT UP TO A
HALF INCH OF RAIN THROUGH TONIGHT. UP TO AN INCH OF RAIN FOR PARTS
OF SOUTH-CENTRAL ALASKA FOR THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY NIGHT. RAIN AREA
MOVES OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA FOR FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.

...PRECIPITATION...

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

LOCATION NAME                 PE TS   24 HR
======== ====                 == ==   =====
PAVC     KING COVE            PP RZ :  1.46
KLWA2    HOLLIS               PP RZ :  1.12
ECBA2    EAGLECREST BASE      PP RZ :  0.96
PANT     ANNETTE              PP RZ :  0.80
AUKA2    AUKE BAY LARC        PP RZ :  0.70
META2    AK METLAKATLA 6S     PP RG :  0.69
JNAA2    JUNEAU DOWNTOWN      PP RZ :  0.66
HOOA2    HOONAH               PP RZ :  0.62
DDHA2    DEADHORSE 3S         PP RG :  0.62
SUGA2    SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN   PC RM :  0.60
JDWA2    JUNEAU DOUGLAS WWTP  PP RZ :  0.60
WLVA2    WOLVERINE GLACIER NR PP RG :  0.55

...LONG RANGE...

THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE STATE. THE
NORTH SLOPE HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES.

THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE
STATE...INCLUDING THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS AND THE PANHANDLE.

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

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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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KFM



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