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AGAK78 PACR 112223
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION 
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK 
300 PM AKDT FRI APR 11 2014

...FLOOD POTENTIAL...

FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW FOR THE STATE. 

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

A PROGRESSIVE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE 
WEEKEND... A RIDGE CURRENTLY OVER THE GULF WILL MOVE EASTWARD INTO 
CANADA AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WITH MULTIPLE EMBEDDED LOWS MOVES 
INTO THE GULF. 
 
...SNOWPACK...

OVER THE PAST 7 DAYS THE SNOWPACK HAS GENERALLY INCREASED OVER THE 
EASTERN MAINLAND AND NORTHERN SOUTHEAST... AND DECREASED OVER MOST 
OF SOUTHCENTRAL AND OVER THE SEWARD PENINSULA REGION.

...ICE THICKNESS...

ICE THICKNESSES REPORTED AROUND APRIL 1 RANGED FROM 13 INCHES ON THE 
TANANA RIVER IN FAIRBANKS TO 58 INCHES ON THE COLVILLE DELTA. 
 
ICE THICKNESSES OF 13 TO 38 INCHES WERE REPORTED IN TANANA BASIN. 

...LONG RANGE... 

THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES OF ABOVE 
NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER THE FAR WESTERN... THE NORTHWESTERN... AND 
THE NORTHERN MAINLAND.

THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES OF BELOW 
NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE FAR WESTERN MAINLAND... AND INCREASED 
CHANCES OF ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA.
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THE HYDROMET DISCUSSION WILL BE ISSUED EVERY FRIDAY UNTIL BREAK UP 
BEGINS IN THE SPRING.  A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THE HYDROMET  
DISCUSSION IS AVAILABLE AT  
HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/GHMD.PHP

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