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ALASKA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NOME AK
357 PM AKDT FRI AUG 29 2014

ON TODAYS WEATHER MAP A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ISL NORTHWEST OF BARROW
WITH A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE EXTENDING THROUGH BARROW TO ANOTHER LOW
CENTERED OVER THE BROOKS RANG WITH A COLD FRONT ARCING SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST OVER THE INTERIOR TO TALKEETNA AND KING SALMON AND THEN
NORTH OF THE PRIBILOF ISLANDS. LOW PRESSURE SOUTH OF VALDEZ WITH A
TROUGH TO A SECOND LOW EAST OF SITKA WITH A ASSOCIATED FRONT ARCING
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST INTO THE EASTERN PACIFIC. LOW PRESSURE ALSO
RESIDE NORTHEAST OF SHEMYA WITH AN ASSOCIATED FRONT EXTENDING EAST TO
SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE TIP OF THE ALASKA PENINSULA. HIGH PRESSURE HAS
MOVED INTO WESTERN ALASKA OVER SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND.  

MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES PREVAILED OVER THE NORTH SLOPE TODAY WITH LIGHT
SNOW REPORTED AT DEADHORSE THROUGH MOST OF THE DAY. PARTLY TO MOSTLY
CLOUDY SKIES INTER-DISPERSED WITH SOME SUNSHINE WAS THE GENERAL RULE
OVER MOST OF WESTERN ALASKA...INCLUDING BRISTOL BAY WHILE CLOUDY
SKIES PREVAILED OVER THE ALASKA PENINSULA AND ACROSS THE ALEUTIANS
WITH SOME LIGHT RAIN REPORTED OVER THE PRIBILOF ISLANDS.  THE
INTERIOR WAS ALSO PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SOME SCATTERED AREAS
OF LIGHT RAIN. SOUTHEAST ALASKA WAS SPLIT BETWEEN PARTLY TO MOSTLY
SUNNY SKIES OVER KODIAK AND THE SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE KENAI
PENINSULA TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND LIGHT RAIN EAST OF A LINE FROM
TALKEETNA TO SEWARD. CLOUDY SKIES CONTINUED ACROSS SOUTHEAST ALASKA
WITH SCATTERED AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN AS WELL 

STRONGEST WINDS TODAY WERE REPORTED OVER NORTHWESTERN ALASKA WITH
GUST 25 TO 35 MPH. ISOLATED GUST TO 30 MPH WERE REPORTED OVER HIGHER
TERRAIN IN THE NORTHERN INTERIOR. GUSTY WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WERE
REPORTED NORTH OF KODIAK WHILE 30 TO 45 MPH GUSTS WERE REPORTED OVER
CHANNELED AREAS OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA. 

TEMPERATURES REMAINED BELOW 40  OVER THE ARCTIC COAST THIS AFTERNOON
AND TEMPERATURES CLIMBED ONLY INTO THE MID 40S SOUTH OF THE BROOKS
RANGE AND NORTH OF  THE ARCTIC CIRCLE.  TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON
WERE IN THE 50S FROM NORTON SOUND SOUTH OVER WESTERN ALASKA AND OVER
MOST OF THE INTERIOR...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ALASKA.
TEMPERATURES CLIMBED INTO THE MID 60S AT KODIAK UNDER MOSTLY SUNNY
SKIES. 

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JAS AUG 14

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