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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKDT TUE OCT 28 2014 

...FLOOD POTENTIAL... 

FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW FOR THE STATE OF ALASKA.

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION... A STORM FORCE LOW IS TRACKING 
EASTWARD THROUGH THE BERING SEA...BRINGING RAIN AND STRONG WINDS TO 
MUCH OF SOUTHWEST ALASKA AND THE AKPEN.  MODELS HAVE A STRONG 
AGREEMENT FOR THE FORMATION OF A TRIPLE POINT SOUTH OF KODIAK ISLAND 
WHICH WILL BRING A RAIN/SNOW MIX TO THE COPPER BASIN AND THE 
NORTHERN GULF COAST.  OVER SOUTHEAST A LEAD IMPULSE AHEAD OF THE 
BERING LOW WILL BRING STRATIFORM RAIN TO MUCH OF THE PANHANDLE OVER 
THE WEEKEND. 
 

FREEZING LEVELS WERE AT THE SURFACE OVER MOST OF THE MAINLAND THIS 
MORNING... RISING TO 2000-3100 FT OVER THE PANDHANDLE.  THIS IS A 
DECREASE IN FREEZING LEVELS SINCE YESTERDAY.  

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


LOCATION NAME                 PE TS   24 HR 
======== ====                 == ==   ===== 

KTAA2    KETCHIKAN 13N        PP RZ :  1.70
CFSA2    CRAIG FOREST SERVICE PP RZ :  1.68
KLWA2    HOLLIS               PP RZ :  1.38
LLKA2    LONG LAKE SNOTEL     PC RM :  1.20
PAKW     KLAWOCK              PP RZ :  1.09
PAPG     PETERSBURG           PP RZ :  1.08
PAYA     YAKUTAT              PP RZ :  1.06
PAVC     KING COVE            PP RZ :  1.04
CFCA2    COFFMAN COVE         PP RZ :  1.01
SRYA2    SITUK RIVER NR YAKUT PC RG :  1.00
PAAP     PORT ALEXANDER       PP RZ :  1.00
PECA2    PELICAN              PP RZ :  0.91
SPPA2    SNETTISHAM POWER PLA PP RZ :  0.90
SHLA2    SHELTER COVE RAWS    PC RG :  0.90
ZMBA2    ZAREMBO ISLAND SOUTH PC RG :  0.86
PANT     ANNETTE              PP RZ :  0.80
ZMBA2    ZAREMBO ISLAND SOUTH PP RG :  0.76
SHLA2    SHELTER COVE RAWS    PP RG :  0.75
SOUA2    SOULE RIVER NEAR HYD PC RG :  0.70
PPAQ2    PINE PASS            PP RG :  0.67
ECBA2    EAGLECREST BASE      PP RZ :  0.67
PSPQ2    PARSNIP RIVER ABOVE  PP RG :  0.63
PSPQ2    PARSNIP RIVER ABOVE  PC RG :  0.63
SDIA2    SOUTH DOUGLAS        PC RZ :  0.60
HONA2    HOONAH RAWS          PC RG :  0.59
ALSQ9    ALSEK RIVER ABOVE BA PP RG :  0.59
PAEL     ELFIN COVE           PP RZ :  0.54
JNAA2    JUNEAU DOWNTOWN      PP RZ :  0.51
PASN     SAINT PAUL ISLAND    PP RZ :  0.50
SNPA2    SAINT PAUL ISLAND CR PP RG :  0.49
PRIH1    PRINCEVILLE AIRPORT  PC RG :  0.48
SPCA2    SHEEP CAMP RAWS      PP RG :  0.47
SNTA2    SAND POINT CRN       PP RG :  0.47
JDWA2    JUNEAU DOUGLAS WWTP  PP RZ :  0.47
PASI     SITKA                PP RZ :  0.45
PAOH     HOONAH               PP RZ :  0.45
CQNA2    CHICKEN COOP         PP RZ :  0.45
HADA2    HAIDA RAWS           PC RG :  0.44
PAJK     JUNEAU WFO           PC RZ :  0.43
GTSA2    GUSTUVUS 2NE         PP RG :  0.43
THOA2    THORNE BAY RAWS      PC RG :  0.42
SIKA2    SITKA CRN            PP RG :  0.40
HCSA2    HAINES CUSTOMS       PP RZ :  0.40
SHDQ2    SHEDIN RIVER SNOW PI PP RG :  0.35



...LONG RANGE... THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED 
CHANCES OF ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER THE ENTIRE 
STATE...ESPECIALLY THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE...THE AKPEN AND THE NORTH 
SLOPE.  

THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES FOR 
BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE GULF COAST EXTENDING FROM THE 
SOUTHEAST PANHANDLE TO THE ALEUTIANS.  THERE IS A BELOW NORMAL 
CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION OVER THE NORTH SLOPE. 

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

THIS HYDROMET DISCUSSION WILL BE ISSUED DAILY UNTIL FREEZE-UP BEGINS 
IN THE FALL.
 
A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THE HYDROMET DISCUSSION IS AVAILABLE AT  
HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/GHMD.PHP

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