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ALASKA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NOME AK
321 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

ON THE SURFACE MAP... A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...WHICH
IS THE REMNANT OF TYPHOON DOLPHIN... MOVED INTO THE
NORTHERN BERING SEA WITH AN ASSOCIATED OCCLUDED
FRONT EXTENDING  SOUTH  PAST THE ALEUTIAN CHAIN INTO
THE NORTH PACIFIC.  NORTHWEST ALASKA WAS  UNDER THE
INFLUENCE OF THE WARM FRONT FROM THE OCCLUSION
IN THE NORTHERN BERING SEA. THIS BROUGHT PARTLY TO
MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH AN OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWER.
NORTHEAST ALASKA...THE INTERIOR AND DOWN THROUGH
THE EASTERN GULF...WAS DOMINATED BY HIGH PRESSURE.
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVED NORTH THROUGH THE
WESTERN GULF INTO THE PENINSULA BY THE AFTERNOON.

THE WESTERN COAST AND SOUTHWEST ALASKA EXPERIENCED
CLOUDY SKIES WITH AN OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWER.  NORTHERN
ALASKA HAD CLOUDY SKIES IN THE MORNING DUE TO AN UPPER 
LEVEL TROUGH...THEN CLEAR SKIES IN THE AFTERNOON AS THE
TROUGH MOVED EAST INTO CANADA. THE  INTERIOR...SOUTH
CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALASKA WERE MOSTLY CLEAR AND WARM.
THE EASTERN GULF AND THE PANHANDLE BEGAN THE DAY WITH
LOW CLOUDS AND FOG THEN BECAME PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLEAR
BY THE AFTERNOON. THE WESTERN GULF AND THE PENINSULA
WERE MOSTLY CLOUDY DUE  TO A SHORT WAVE TROUGH IN THE
WESTERN GULF. THE ALEUTIANS WERE MOSTLY CLOUDY
THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

WINDS WERE LIGHT AND VARIABLE FOR AREAS OF ALASKA
DOMINATED BY THE LARGE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM.
MODERATE SOUTH SOUTHWEST WIND FOR NORTHERN ALASKA
WITH STRONGER EAST SOUTHEAST WIND ALONG THE WESTERN
COAST.  WINDS WERE SOUTHEAST THIRTY MILES PER HOUR
WITH GUSTS NEAR FORTY MILES PER HOUR NEAR ST. PAUL
AND ST GEORGE DUE TO THE INFLUENCE OF THE LOW IN
THE NORTHERN BERING SEA.

THE NORTH SLOPE DOWN INTO  NORTHWEST ALASKA HAD
VARIOUS TEMPERATURES  FROM THE MID THIRTIES TO THE
LOW FIFTIES.  THE INTERIOR AND EASTERN SECTION OF THE 
STATE EXPERIENCED A NICE WARM DAY ONCE AGAIN WITH
TEMPERATURES IN THE HIGH SIXTIES TO  MID SEVENTIES...WITH
EAGLE AND NORTHWAY COMPETING FOR THE HIGHEST DAILY
TEMPERATURE. NORTHWAY WAS AHEAD WITH 78 DEGREES AT
2 PM.  SOUTH CENTRAL WAS ALSO  WARM WITH TEMPERATURES
IN THE MID SIXTIES. THE PANHANDLE  REPORTED TEMPERATURES
IN  THE MID FIFTIES AND THE ALEUTIANS HAD COOLER
TEMPERATURES IN THE MID FORTIES.


$$
KH MAY 15


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