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ALASKA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NOME AK
400 PM AKDT WED JUL 23 2014

ON TODAYS WEATHER MAP LOW PRESSURE COVERS MOST OF THE GREATLAND.  A
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS  NORTH OF THE BERING STRAITS WITH A WARM FRONT
EXTENDING SOUTHEAST OVER THE SEWARD PENINSULA AND A TRAILING
STATIONARY FRONT WESTWARD. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS CENTERED
SOUTH OF BARROW WITH A FRONT EXTENDING EASTWARD INTO THE NORTHERN
YUKON TERRITORIES AND AN ASSOCIATED STATIONARY FRONT SOUTHWARD TO
DILLINGHAM. YET ANOTHER LOW IS CENTERED SOUTHEAST OF SEWARD WITH A
FRONTAL SYSTEM ARCING EAST TO SOUTHEAST OVER THE EASTERN GULF OF
ALASKA. HIGH PRESSURE RESIDES OVER THE NORTHERN PACIFIC WITH A RIDGE
EAST OF THE GULF OF ALASKA SYSTEM TO A WEAK HIGH SOUTH EAST OF
KETCHIKAN.          

THUS CLOUDY SKIES ARE GENERALLY ACROSS THE STATE TODAY WITH THE
EXCEPTION OF PORTIONS OF EASTERN INTERIOR THROUGH THE DAY AND MOST OF
SOUTHEAST ALASKA THIS AFTERNOON. LIGHT RAIN...DRIZZLE AND AREAS OF
FOG MOSTLY WEST OF BARROW WAS REPORTED OVER THE NORTH SLOPE WHILE
WESTERN ALASKA REPORTED WIDESPREAD LIGHT RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG MAINLY
OVER THE YUKON AND KUSKOKWIM DELTA. SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN WAS REPORTED
OVER THE WESTERN INTERIOR...SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA AND AROUND YAKUTAT IN
SOUTHEAST ALASKA.   

THE STRONGEST WINDS TODAY WERE FAIRLY ISOLATED WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH 
REPORTED AT BARTER ISLAND ON THE ARCTIC COAST...BIG DELTA IN THE
INTERIOR AND AT ATKA ON THE ALEUTIANS. 30 TO 40 MPH GUSTS WERE
REPORTED OVER CHANNELED AREAS OF THE ALASKA PENINSULA AND NORTH OF
KODIAK AND ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM IN SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA AND NORTHERN
PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA. 

AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MID 30S TO THE MID 40S OVER
THE ARCTIC WHILE TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MID 40S TO MID 50S OVER
MOST OF WESTERN ALASKA. TEMPERATURES CLIMBED ABOVE 60 AROUND BRISTOL
BAY. THE INTERIOR TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MID 50S NORTH OF THE
ARCTIC CIRCLE TO THE MID 60S OVER THE EASTERN INTERIOR WHILE
SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA RANGED FROM THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST
ALASKA REPORTED TEMPERATURES FROM THE MID 50S TO MID 60S.   

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JAS JUL 14

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