Alaska Weather Summary


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ALASKA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NOME AK
4 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS LOCATED IN THE BERING SEA NEAR 57N 169E. AN
ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTH OVER SHEMYA AK THEN ON INTO THE
PACIFIC OCEAN. AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT EXTENDS EAST THEN SOUTHEAST
OVER THE BERING SEA PASSING OVER AKUTAN AK THEN CONTINUES INTO THE
PACIFIC OCEAN. A SECOND LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS LOCATED IN THE HIGH
ARCTIC OCEAN NEAR 74N 160W. AN ASSOCIATED TROUGH EXTENDS SOUTH
SOUTHWEST TO SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND AK. AN ASSOCIATED OCCLUDED FRONT
EXTENDS EAST SOUTHEAST OVER THE ARCTIC OCEAN TO THE NORTHWEST
TERRITORIES CA. THEN SOUTH THEN SOUTHWEST CONNECTING TO A WARM FRONT
OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN PORTION OF NORTHWEST TERRITORIES CA. A THIRD
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS LOCATED IN THE GULF OF ALASKA NEAR 57N 139W.
AN ASSOCIATED OCCLUDED FRONT WRAPS AROUND THIS LOW AND EXTENDS EAST
ENDING IN A TRIPLE POINT OVER SITKA AK. FROM THIS TRIPLE POINT...AN
ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT EXTENDS EAST NORTHEAST OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN
PANHANDLE TO BRITISH COLUMBIA CA. TO THE SOUTHWESTERN PORTION OF THE
NORTHWESTERN TERRITORIES WHERE IT BECOMES AN OCCLUDED FRONT. IN
ADDITION TO THE WARM FRONT...AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTH
THEN SOUTHWEST OVER THE PACIFIC OCEAN. A HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM IS
LOCATED IN THE NORTHERN PACIFIC OCEAN NEAR 46N 167W. AN ASSOCIATED
RIDGE EXTENDS NORTHWEST OVER ATKA AK THEN ENDS IN THE SOUTHERN BERING
SEA. A SECOND ASSOCIATED RIDGE EXTENDS NORTH NORTHEAST TO SAND POINT
AK TO DILLINGHAM AK THEN NORTHEAST TO LAKE MINCHUMINA AK TO OLD
RAMPART AK ENDING IN THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES CA.

THE NORTHWEST AND ARCTIC COASTS HAD WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ALONG THE
CHUKCHI SEA COAST AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH ELSEWHERE. SOUTHWESTERN
ALASKA AND THE SOUTHEASTERN MAINLAND HAD WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH
ALONG THE COAST AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH INLAND. THE SOUTHEASTERN
PANHANDLE HAD WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH...MAINLY SOUTH OF SITKA AK.
SOUTHWESTERN ALASKA AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS HAD WIND GUSTS UP TO 25
MPH. THE BERING SEA HAD WINDS GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH SOUTH OF 60N AND
WINDS UNDER 15 MPH TO THE NORTH. THE INTERIOR AND THE WEST COAST BOTH
HAD WINDS UNDER 20 MPH. 

THE SOUTHEASTERN PANHANDLE HAD TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 50S TO THE
MID 60S. THE WARMEST RECORDED TEMPERATURE IN ALASKA AT 3PM IS 64F IN
YAKUTAT. THE ARCTIC COAST HAD TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 30S TO THE
MID 40S. THE COLDEST RECORDED TEMPERATURE IN ALASKA AT 3PM IS 37F AT
BARROW. THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS HAD TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 40S TO THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA HAD TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 30S TO
THE LOWER 60S. THE SOUTHEASTERN MAINLAND HAD TEMPERATURES IN THE MID
30S TO THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWESTERN ALASKA HAD TEMPERATURES IN THE
LOWER 40S TO THE UPPER 50S. THE INTERIOR HAD TEMPERATURES IN THE MID
30S TO THE UPPER 50S. THE BERING SEA HAD TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 40S
TO THE MID 50S. THE NORTHWEST AND WEST COASTS HAD TEMPERATURES IN THE
MID 30S TO THE LOWER 50S.

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CKC AUG 15