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FXAK69 PAFG 010928
AFDAFG

NORTHERN ALASKA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
128 AM AKDT SAT NOV 1 2014
.DISCUSSION...

CURRENT MODELS APPEAR TO BE IN GOOD AGREEMENT OUT THROUGH WED.

UPPER AIR...
UPPER LOW OVER BRISTOL BAY WILL MOVE EASTWARD TO NEAR KODIAK
ISLAND BY EARLY MON MORNING. RIDGE OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA AND
EASTERN SIBERIA WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A 
STRONGER RIDGE WILL BUILD AND MOVE EASTWARD TO THE BERING SEA 
BY TUE MORNING.

SURFACE...
972 MB LOW OVER BRISTOL BAY WILL FILL TO 982 MB BY EARLY SUN
MORNING...THEN WEAKEN TO A 994 MB CENTER NEAR KODIAK ISLAND
BY EARLY MON MORNING. 1018 MB HIGH CENTERED ABOUT 150 MILES NORTH
OF BARROW WILL MOVE TO ABOUT 100 MILES NORTH OF PRUDHOE
BAY...WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING EASTWARD INTO THE CANADIAN WATERS.

NORTH SLOPE...EASTERLY WIND FLOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA
THROUGH MON. SNOWFALL WILL BE LIMITED TO BE FLURRIES OR VERY
LIGHT AMOUNTS.

WESTERN ALASKA...SPOTTY SNOW OR SNOW SHOWERS OVER THE YUKON
DELTA TODAY.

INTERIOR...WINDY CONDITIONS CONTINUING OVER SUMMITS AND SOME
LOWER ELEVATION AREAS TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING VERY
SLOWLY THROUGH SUN NIGHT. SPOTTY LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES MAY
OCCUR OVER THE SOUTHEAST INTERIOR TODAY AND TONIGHT.


COASTAL HAZARD POTENTIAL DAYS 3 AND 4...NONE

&&

.AFG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...PKZ200-PKZ210-PKZ215-PKZ220-
PKZ225-PKZ230.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...PKZ220-PKZ230.

GALE WARNING...PKZ200-PKZ210-PKZ225.

&&

$$

RF NOV 14


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