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WWAK81 PAFC 090101
SPSAER

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
501 PM AKDT TUE JUL 8 2014

AKZ101-111-121-125-131-135-145-171-091300-
ANCHORAGE-MATANUSKA VALLEY-WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
SOUTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-SUSITNA VALLEY-KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...
EKLUTNA...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON...KENAI...
SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...
GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS...VALDEZ...THOMPSON PASS...CORDOVA...
TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL...KODIAK CITY
501 PM AKDT TUE JUL 8 2014

...STRONG STORM MOVING INTO SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA LATER THIS WEEK...

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SOUTH OF
KODIAK ISLAND BY THURSDAY MORNING. RAIN WILL SPREAD FROM SOUTH TO
NORTH ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING AND WILL LIKELY
CONTINUE THROUGH MOST OF THE DAY FRIDAY. THE VAST MAJORITY OF THE
HEAVY RAIN WILL FALL ALONG THE COASTLINE OF WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM
SOUND AND THE EASTERN KENAI PENINSULA. HOWEVER...THIS STORM IS
DRAWING SIGNIFICANT MOISTURE FROM THE SUBTROPICS AND THIS IS
EXPECTED TO RESULT IN LIGHT RAIN EVEN FOR AREAS THAT OFTEN SEE
TOTALLY DRY CONDITIONS DUE TO DOWNSLOPING. IN ADDITION TO THE
RAINFALL...A STRONG WEATHER FRONT WILL BRING VERY STRONG WINDS
INTO PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND...WHITTIER...PORTAGE...AND EASTERN
TURNAGAIN ARM FOR THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK AND POSSIBLY
CONTINUING INTO THE START OF THE WEEKEND. THOSE RECREATING OR
TRAVELING THROUGH THESE AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CLOSELY MONITOR
THE LATEST FORECASTS AS THIS STORM TAKES SHAPE OVER THE FOLLOWING
DAYS.

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