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ALASKA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NOME AK
346 PM AKST TUE NOV 25 2014


ON THE WEATHER MAP TODAY HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATES MAINLAND ALASKA WITH
A CENTER OVER THE SOUTHERN ALCAN BORDER...SOUTHEAST OF TOK AND
ANOTHER HIGH CENTERED NEAR GALENA. HIGH PRESSURE IS ALSO NORTH OVER
THE ARCTIC OCEAN AND SOUTHWARD WITH A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE EXTENDING
OVER MOST OF SOUTH CENTRAL ALASKA AND KODIAK INTO THE NORTHERN
PACIFIC. LIKEWISE...LOW PRESSURE COVERS MOST OF THE BERING SEA WITH
THE MAIN LOW CENTERED NORTHWEST OF SHEMYA AND AN ASSOCIATED FRONTAL
SYSTEM EXTENDING NORTHEAST ACROSS THE NORTHERN BERING SEA...EAST TO
SOUTHEAST FROM NORTH OF THE PRIBILOF ISLANDS TO BRISTOL BAY. A
STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWARD OVER THE WESTERN BERING SEA ACROSS
THE ALEUTIANS TO ANOTHER LOW SOUTHEAST OF ADAK. WEAK LOW PRESSURE IS
ALSO OVER THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA WITH A TROUGH EXTENDING EASTWARD
TO NEAR SITKA.       

THUS...PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WERE REPORTED OVER THE ARCTIC
COAST FROM BARROW WESTWARD WHILE MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND LIGHT SNOW
THROUGH THIS MORNING WAS REPORTED TO THE EAST. PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLEAR
SKIES WERE ALSO REPORTED OVER NORTHWEST ALASKA NORTH OF THE ARCTIC
CIRCLE WHILE THE REST OF WESTERN ALASKA HAD MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND
AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW. PATCHY LOW CLOUDS AND FOG WERE REPORTED OVER
SOUTH WEST ALASKA WHILE MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WERE PREDOMINATE OVER THE
ALASKA PENINSULA...THE ALEUTIANS WITH SOME ISOLATED LIGHT RAIN
REPORTED OVER THE PRIBILOF ISLANDS. MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND LIGHT
SNOW AND FLURRIES WERE PREDOMINATE OVER THE INTERIOR AS WELL.
SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA REPORTED PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT
SNOW MAINLY OVER THE MATANUSKA VALLEY...EAST AND NORTH OF TALKEETNA
AND NORTH OF GLENNALLEN WHILE SOME SUNSHINE WAS REPORTED OVER KODIAK
AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE KENAI PENINSULA THIS AFTERNOON. CLOUDY
SKIES AND RAIN SHOWERS PREVAILED OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA WITH SOME
ISOLATED HEAVY RAIN REPORTED AT ANNETTE AROUND NOON.    

STRONGEST WINDS WERE OVER THE ALEUTIANS AND PRIBILOF ISLANDS WITH
GUSTS 30 TO 45 MPH REPORTED AND ISOLATED WIND GUSTS TO 35 MPH OVER
NORTHERN PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA EARLY THIS MORNING.  

TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON REMAINED BELOW ZERO UNDER THE MOSTLY
CLEAR SKIES ON THE ARCTIC COAST TO NEAR 5 ABOVE OVER THE EASTERN
ARCTIC COAST. TEMPERATURES REMAINED AROUND ZERO TO AS FAR SOUTH AS
THE ARCTIC CIRCLE. TEMPERATURES CLIMBED INTO THE TEENS OVER MOST OF
THE INTERIOR AND WEST TO THE SEWARD PENINSULA. TEMPERATURES CLIMBED
INTO THE LOWER 20S TO LOWER 30S OVER SOUTHWEST ALASKA AND MID 30S TO
MID 40S OVER THE ALEUTIANS AND PRIBILOF ISLANDS. TEMPERATURES OVER
SOUTH CENTRAL ALASKA RANGED FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS OVER THE COPPER
RIVER BASIN TO THE LOWER 40S AT KODIAK. SOUTHEAST ALASKA REPORTED
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES MOSTLY IN THE UPPER 30S AND LOWER 40S.     

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JAS NOV 14

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