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ALASKA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NOME AK
415 PM AKDT THU OCT 30 2014

ON THE WEATHER MAP TODAY A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS OVER THE NORTH
EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA WITH A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE EXTENDING
SOUTHWEST TO A SECOND LOW SOUTH OF KETCHIKAN. A SECOND TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE EXTENDS SOUTHWEST TO KODIAK ISLAND WHILE YET A THIRD TROUGH
EXTENDS NORTHWEST OVER SOUTH CENTRAL ALASKA AS WELL. A DEVELOPING LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM IS CENTERED ALONG THE ALEUTIANS WEST OF ADAK WITH A
FRONTAL SYSTEM EXTENDING EAST TO SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE ALEUTIANS. HIGH
PRESSURE RESIDES TO THE NORTH OVER MOST OF THE BERING SEA WITH A HIGH
CENTER OVER THE CHUKCHI SEA.  

CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED AREAS OF  LIGHT SNOW WAS REPORTED ACROSS
THE ARCTIC COAST TODAY. PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES PREVAILED OVER
MOST OF WESTERN ALASKA EXCEPT FOR THE BERING STRAITS...SAINT LAWRENCE
ISLAND AND THE WESTERN CAPES OF THE YUKON KUSKOKWIM DELTA REPORTING
CLOUDY SKIES AND SOME ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW. PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY
SKIES WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES FELL OVER
PORTIONS OF THE INTERIOR TODAY. CLOUDY SKIES AND SCATTERED AREAS OF
LIGHT RAIN PUSHED IN OVER THE ALEUTIANS AND PRIBILOF ISLANDS WHILE
MOST OF THE ALASKA PENINSULA REPORTED MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES.  MOSTLY
CLOUDY SKIES OVER SOUTH CENTRAL ALASKA THIS MORNING GAVE WAY TO
MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES BY THIS AFTERNOON. SOUTHEAST ALASKA REMAINED UNDER
CLOUDY SKIES WITH WIDESPREAD  AREAS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN.   

THE STRONGEST REPORTED WINDS TODAY WERE GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH REPORTED
OVER THE PRIBILOF ISLANDS...THE ALEUTIANS...KODIAK ISLAND AND PRINCE
WILLIAM SOUND WITH GUSTS 40 TO 60 MPH AT WHITTIER. CHANNELED GUSTS 30
TO 50 MPH WERE REPORTED OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA STRONGEST THIS MORNING.
 

AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MID TEENS TO MID 20S  ACROSS
THE ARCTIC COAST. TEMPERATURES REMAINED AROUND 10 ABOVE OVER THE
UPPER YUKON TO THE MID TEENS  OVER THE SOUTHERN INTERIOR.
TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MID TEENS TO UPPER 20S OVER WESTERN
ALASKA. TEMPERATURES CLIMBED INTO THE MID 30S TO MID 40S OVER THE
ALASKA PENINSULA AND KODIAK.  SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA RANGED FROM SINGLE
DIGITS OVER THE COPPER RIVER BASIN TO THE UPPER 20S AND LOWER 30S
OVER THE SUSITNA VALLEY AND MOST OF COOK INLET AREA TO THE UPPER 30S
OVER PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND COASTAL AREAS. TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN
THE 40S OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA.   

$$
JAS OCT 14

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