Hydrometeorological Discussion
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKDT MON MAY 4 2015

...FLOOD POTENTIAL...

FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW FOR THE STATE.

THE KUSKOKWIM RIVER IS PARTIALLY OR MOSTLY OPEN ABOVE CROOKED CREEK.
THE RIVER BETWEEN ANIAK AND CROOKED CREEK HAS FILLED WITH BROKEN
ICE. ICE IS GETTING DARKER ON THE YUKON RIVER NEAR CIRCLE AND
EAGLE... WITH SOME SHIFTING ICE AND OPEN LEADS. MOST TRIBUTARIES
FLOWING INTO THE YUKON ARE PRODUCING OPEN LEADS.

FOR MORE UP-TO-DATE BREAKUP INFORMATION... PLEASE
VISIT: HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DATA/MAPS/BRKUP_MAP.PHP

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

AN UPPER RIDGE IS BUILDING OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA. THIS RIDGE WILL
EXTEND INTO MAINLAND ALASKA BY WEDNESDAY... RESULTING IN DRY
WEATHER. MOISTURE AND RAIN WILL BEGIN TO BUILD ON THE BACK SIDE OF
THE RIDGE AND MOVE INTO SOUTHWEST ALASKA BY THURSDAY.

...PRECIPITATION...
PRECIPITATION TOTALS OVER THE 24 HOURS ENDING AT 4 AM TODAY:

LOCATION NAME                 PE TS   24 HR
======== ====                 == ==   =====
PAKN     KING SALMON          PP RZ :  0.40
LMLA2    LOWER MULCHATNA      PC RM :  0.30
NRDA2    NUYAKUK R NR DILLING PC RG :  0.25
COVA2    COVILLE RAWS         PC RG :  0.21
NUCA2    NUCHEK               PC RM :  0.20
EXGA2    EXIT GLACIER         PC RM :  0.20

...LONG RANGE...

THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES OF ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER THE ENTIRE STATE.

THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED CHANCES FOR
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE WEST AND NORTH PORTIONS OF THE
STATE. INCREASED CHANCES FOR BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE
SOUTHEAST AND PANHANDLE.

PLEASE REFER TO THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER HOME PAGE FOR FURTHER
INFORMATION.

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A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THE HYDROMET DISCUSSION IS AVAILABLE AT
HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/GHMD.PHP

A GRAPHICAL SLIDE SHOW PRESENTATION OF HYDROMET ISSUES IS AVAILABLE
AT HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/PRESENT
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KFM


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