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AWAK88 PAVW 012357
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ALASKA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NOME AK
357 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

ON TODAYS WEATHER MAP A LARGE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS NORTH OF BARROW
WITH A FRONTAL SYSTEM EXTENDING SOUTHWEST ACROSS THE ARCTIC COAST TO
A SECOND LOW CENTERED NEAR SELAWIK WITH A COLD FRONT EXTENDING WEST
TO SOUTHWEST ACROSS THE SEWARD PENINSULA...SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND AND
THE NORTHERN BERING SEA. A STATIONARY FRONT STRETCHED FROM THE KENAI
PENINSULA ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA...TO THE PANHANDLE OF
SOUTHEAST ALASKA AND INTO NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA. A LARGE AREA OF
HIGH PRESSURE WAS OVER THE ALEUTIANS WITH A WEAK RIDGE ACROSS BRISTOL
BAY...SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA...COPPER RIVER BASIN AND INTO THE YUKON
TERRITORY.      

THUS CLOUDY SKIES AND LIGHT RAIN WAS THE DOMINATE WEATHER OVER THE
NORTHERN AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE STATE THROUGH MOST OF THE DAY
AND INTO THE INTERIOR THIS AFTERNOON ASSOCIATED WITH THE LARGE LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM...WHILE CLOUDY SKIES AND SOME SCATTERED AREAS OF
LIGHT RAIN ALSO WERE REPORTED OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA WITH THE WEAKER
SYSTEM TO THE SOUTH. PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES WERE REPORTED OVER
THE ALASKA PENINSULA...MOST OF BRISTOL BAY...SOUTHCENTRAL AND THE
SOUTHEASTERN INTERIOR.   

STRONGEST WINDS TODAY WERE REPORTED OVER THE NORTH SLOPE AND
NORTHWEST ALASKA WITH GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH NORTH AND WEST OF THE
AFOREMENTIONED LARGE FRONTAL SYSTEM WHILE GUSTY WINDS 40 TO 70 MPH
WERE REPORTED SOUTH OF THE FRONT AND 30 TO 45 MPH FROM THE YUKON
KUSKOKWIM DELTA...BRISTOL BAY AND NORTH OF KODIAK. ISOLATED WIND
GUSTS TO 50 MPH WERE REPORTED AROUND WHITTIER THIS MORNING. 
CHANNELED AREAS OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA REPORTED WIND GUSTS 25 TO 40 MPH.


TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON RANGED FROM THE MID 30S TO MID 40S NORTH
OF THE ARCTIC CIRCLE WHILE   TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MID 40S TO
MID 50S OVER MOST OF WESTERN ALASKA AND THE INTERIOR. 
TEMPERATURES CLIMBED INTO THE UPPER 50S  AND LOWER 60S ACROSS THE
ALASKA PENINSULA...BRISTOL BAY AND SOUTH CENTRAL ALASKA. TEMPERATURES
OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA REMAINED MOSTLY IN THE 50S ON THIS FIRST DAY OF
SEPTEMBER.  

$$
JAS SEP 14

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