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SXUS41 PAFC 140028
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Southcentral Alaska Mountain Forecast
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Anchorage AK
428 PM AKDT Tue Apr 13 2021

The Eastern Turnagain Arm Mountain Forecast covers the mountains
(above 1000 ft) surrounding eastern Turnagain Arm...including
Alyeska Resort and Turnagain Pass.

This forecast is for use in snow safety activities and emergency
management.

                   Tonight      Wed

Temp at 1000`      24-30 F      31-38 F

Temp at 3000`      28 F         30 F

Chance of precip   100%         100%

Precip amount
(above 1000 FT)    0.52 in      0.86 in

Snow amount
(above 1000 FT)    4-12 in      2-17 in

Snow level         500-800 ft   1200-1500 ft

Wind 3000` ridges  E 14-36 mph  SE 24-49 mph

Remarks...Snow levels will drop to 500 ft overnight before rapidly
increasing to 1200 ft in the morning. A rain snow mix is likely Wed
below 1500 ft. The heaviest snow in both forecast periods will be
near the coast and to the north of Girdwood.

&&


The Thompson Pass Mountain Forecast covers the mountains (above
1000 ft) surrounding Keystone Canyon through Thompson Pass to
Worthington Glacier.

This forecast is for use in snow safety activities and emergency
management.

                   Tonight      Wed

Temp at 1000`      35 F         43 F

Temp at 3000`      29 F         30 F

Chance of precip   100%         100%

Precip amount
(above 1000 FT)    0.25 in      0.51 in

Snow amount
(above 1000 FT)    0-2 in       0-1 in

Snow level         1200-1800 ft 1200-1800 ft

Wind 3000` ridges  NE 2-30 mph  SE 21-37 mph

Remarks...Heavy wet snow expected with rain below 1200 ft and a rain snow mix
below 1800 ft. The highest snow levels should be Wed morning when the peak of
the warm air moves in.

&&


The Hatcher Pass Mountain Forecast covers the mountains in the
Hatcher Pass Recreation Area.

This forecast is for use in snow safety activities and emergency
management.

                   Tonight      Wed

Temp at 1000`      20-27 F      35-42 F

Temp at 3000`      31 F         32 F

Chance of precip   30%          30%

Precip amount
(above 1000 FT)    0.02 in      0.05 in

Snow amount
(above 1000 FT)    trace        0 in

Snow level         500 ft       1300 ft

Wind 3000` ridges  E 2-15 mph   SE 12-34 mph

Remarks...None.

&&



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