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AWAK88 PAVW 282359
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ALASKA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NOME AK
359 PM AKDT MON JUL 28 2014

ON TODAYS WEATHER MAP THREE LOW PRESSURE CENTERS STRETCHED ACROSS THE
EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA. THE FIRST LOW WAS CENTERED SOUTHEAST OF
SEWARD TO A LOW EAST OF THE PANHANDLE WITH AN ASSOCIATED FRONTAL
SYSTEM ARCING EAST TO SOUTHEAST ALONG THE COAST OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA
TO ANOTHER LOW OFF THE COAST OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. LOW PRESSURE WAS
ALSO CENTERED OVER WESTERN ALASKA SOUTH OF UNALAKLEET WITH A
STATIONARY FRONT EASTWARD OVER THE INTERIOR AND INTO THE YUKON
TERRITORIES WHILE A CORRESPONDING STATIONARY FRONT STRETCHED FROM THE
LOW WEST...NORTHWEST OVER THE NORTHERN BERING SEA AND ACROSS THE
CHUKOTSK PENINSULA. HIGH PRESSURE WAS LOCATED OVER THE ARCTIC WITH A
CENTER NORTHWEST OF BARROW. HIGH PRESSURE WAS ALSO OVER THE NORTHERN
PACIFIC WITH A RIDGE NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE ALEUTIANS AND INTO THE
SOUTHERN BERING SEA.   

LOW CLOUDS AND FOG AND SOME DRIZZLE DOMINATED THE ARCTIC COAST
THROUGH THE MORNING WITH SOME PARTLY SUNNY SKIES THIS AFTERNOON.
SOUTH OF THE BROOKS RANGE...THE WESTERN INTERIOR REPORTED MOSTLY
CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN WHILE THE EASTERN
INTERIOR REPORTED PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH SOME ISOLATED
AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN THIS MORNING AND THEN PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY
SKIES BY AFTERNOON. MOST OF WESTERN ALASKA REPORTED CLOUDY SKIES WITH
LOW CLOUDS AND FOG AROUND THE YUKON AND KUSKOKWIM DELTA AREA AND SOME
ISOLATED AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN AS WELL. SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA SAW PARTLY
TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES THROUGH THE DAY WHILE SOUTHEAST ALASKA SOUTH OF
YAKUTAT WAS MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN REPORTED OVER MOST OF THE AREA AS
WELL.     

STRONGEST WINDS TODAY WERE REPORTED OVER THE BROOKS RANGE WITH GUSTS
25 TO 35 MPH...TO 30 MPH NEAR EASTERN NORTON SOUND. CHANNELED GUSTS
TO 35 MPH WERE ALSO REPORTED OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA. 

AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MID 30S  TO MID 40S OVER THE
ARCTIC COAST WHILE TEMPERATURES WARMED INTO THE 50S SOUTH OF THE
BROOKS RANGE. OVER THE WEST COAST TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WERE
MOSTLY IN THE 50S. TEMPERATURES WARMED INTO THE 60S OVER MOST OF
SOUTH CENTRAL HOWEVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA SAW TEMPERATURES REMAIN MOSTLY
IN THE 50S THIS AFTERNOON.  


$$
JAS JUL 14

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