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ALASKA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NOME AK
332 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

THE SURFACE WEATHER MAP SHOWED A STRONG LOW PRESSURE CENTER OVER
NORTHEAST RUSSIA WITH A WEATHER FRONT ACROSS THE CHUKOTSK
PENINSULA...SOUTH OF THE BERING STRAIT...TO THE COASTAL YUKON DELTA
AREA OF THE SOUTHWEST REGION.  ANOTHER LOW CENTER WAS OVER THE
EASTERN BROOKS RANGE...AND ANOTHER OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA. 
HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE NORTHEAST PACIFIC OCEAN HAD RIDGING OVER THE
REST OF THE GULF...AND RIDGING WAS ALSO OVER THE SOUTHWEST PORTION OF
MAINLAND ALASKA.

CLOUDY SKIES COVERED THE EASTERN BERING SEA AND THE WESTERN PORTION
OF THE STATE FROM THE EASTERN ALEUTIAN ISLANDS AND ALASKA
PENINSULA...UP ACROSS BRISTOL BAY AND THE YUKON DELTA...OVER THE
NORTHWEST REGION...AND THE WESTERN ARCTIC.  MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WERE
SEEN OVER THE REST OF THE STATE.  PRECIPITATION FELL AS RAIN IN PARTS
OF THE SOUTHEAST PANHANDLE...THE SOUTH CENTRAL REGION...AT PORT
HEIDEN AND COLD BAY OF THE EASTERN ALEUTIANS...ALL ACROSS THE
SOUTHWEST AND NORTHWEST REGIONS...AND IN PARTS OF THE ARCTIC AND
INTERIOR REGIONS.

GUSTY WINDS WERE NOTED IN THE EASTERN ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...THE ALASKA
PENINSULA...THE WESTERN SOUTHWEST AND NORTHWEST REGIONS...AND THE
WESTERN ARCTIC REGION.  THE STRONGEST GUSTS NOTED HAVE BEEN 29 MILES
PER HOUR AT TELLER OF THE SEWARD PENINSULA...WALES ON THE BERING
STRAIT HAD A GUST TO 37 MPH...AND SCAMMON BAY IN THE YUKON DELTA AREA
RECORDED A GUST UP TO 40 MPH.

AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST PANHANDLE WERE FROM THE
UPPER 40S TO THE UPPER 50S WHILE THE SOUTH CENTRAL REGION HAD MID 40S
TO LOW 60S.  THE INTERIOR AND SOUTHEAST REGIONS HAD TEMPERATURES FROM
THE MID 40S TO MID 50S WHILE THE ARCTIC REGION HAD MID 30S TO MID
40S.  TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE NORTHWEST REGION WERE FROM THE UPPER
30S TO MID 40S WHILE THE SOUTHWEST HAD MID 40S TO LOW 50S.  THE
PRIBILOF AND ALEUTIAN ISLANDS HAD TEMPERATURES IN THE LOW 40S TO LOW
50S.

$$
RWM MAY 16

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