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ALASKA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NOME AK
408 PM AKDT MON SEP 29 2014

ON THE WEATHER MAP TODAY AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS NORTHWEST OF
BARROW WITH A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE EXTENDING EAST TO A SECOND LOW
CENTER OVER THE NORTHERN YUKON TERRITORY BORDER. TWO WEAK LOW
PRESSURE CENTERS WERE OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA...ONE WAS CENTERED JUST
SOUTHEAST OF PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND WITH A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING
EASTWARD OVER THE PANHANDLE OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA. THE SECOND LOW WAS
CENTERED SOUTHWEST OF HYDABURG WITH A FRONTAL SYSTEM CURVING OVER
SOUTHEAST ALASKA INTO BRITISH COLUMBIA.  LOW PRESSURE REMAINED
SOUTHEAST OF ADAK WITH A FRONTAL SYSTEM WRAPPED AROUND THE LOW IN THE
NORTHERN PACIFIC. HIGH PRESSURE WAS OVER MOST OF THE BERING SEA WITH
A RIDGE EASTWARD OVER THE INTERIOR OF ALASKA AND SOUTHEAST OVER THE
ALASKA PENINSULA.      

CLOUDY SKIES WITH SOME LIGHT RAIN MIXED WITH LIGHT SNOW WAS REPORTED
OVER MOST OF THE ARCTIC COAST THROUGH THE DAY. PARTLY TO MOSTLY
CLOUDY SKIES EXTENDED SOUTHWARD OVER THE NORTHERN HALF OF ALASKA WITH
ISOLATED AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN REPORTED OVER WESTERN ALASKA AND MIXED
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW OVER THE INTERIOR. VARIABLE CLOUDINESS MIXED WITH
SOME SUNSHINE WAS REPORTED OVER SOUTHWEST ALASKA AND OVER MOST OF
SOUTH CENTRAL ALASKA AS WELL WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAIN AT VALDEZ AND
LIGHT SNOW REPORTED AT GULKANA. SOUTHEAST ALASKA REMAINED UNDER
CLOUDY SKIES AND SCATTERED AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN WITH HEAVY RAIN
REPORTED AT KLAWOCK THIS AFTERNOON. 

STRONGEST WINDS TODAY WERE GUSTS 30 TO 50 MPH OVER NORTHWESTERN
ALASKA. 30 TO 50 MPH GUSTS WERE ALSO REPORTED OVER THE KODIAK AREA
AND NORTH OF THE ALEUTIAN RANGE. 35 TO 55 MPH GUSTS WERE REPORTED
OVER EASTERN SIDE OF KENAI PENINSULA WHILE 30 TO 40 MPH GUSTS WERE
REPORTED ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM AND GUSTS TO NEAR 50 MPH AT WHITTIER.
CHANNELED GUSTS 30 TO 35 MPH WERE REPORTED THROUGH THOMPSON PASS. 

AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 40S NORTH
OF THE ARCTIC CIRCLE WITH TEMPERATURES CLIMBING INTO THE 40S OVER
MOST OF WESTERN ALASKA AND THE INTERIOR EXCEPT FOR EAGLE REPORTING
TEMPERATURES ONLY IN THE MID 30S. TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE 50S OVER
THE ALASKA PENINSULA...SOUTHCENTRAL AND MOST OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA
EXCEPT FOR ONCE AGAIN TEMPERATURES REMAINING IN THE MID 30S OVER THE
COPPER RIVER BASIN. 

$$
JAS SEP 14

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