Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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NORTHERN ALASKA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
454 AM AKDT SUN APR 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...
MODELS SIMILAR THROUGH ABOUT 36 HOURS BUT THEN BEGIN TO LOOK LIKE
SPAGHETTI AFTER THAT TIME FRAME. LOW IN THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL
CONTINUE TO SPIN AROUND AND WEAKEN THROUGH TUESDAY. OCCLUDED FRONT
FROM GULF LOW WILL MOVE INTO THE SOUTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE
STATE. A PIECE OF ENERGY WILL MOVE NORTH TO THE IMPACT THE EASTERN
INTERIOR TONIGHT AND MON. THERMAL LOW WILL REMAIN OVER EASTERN
INTERIOR AND REMAIN A THREAT FOR SPARKING OFF A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
AND SCATTERED SHOWERS ON MON.

EXTENSIVE FOG OVER THE NORTHERN ACTIC COAST WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
SUN NIGHT. SOME FOG AS LEAKED INTO THE BERING STRAIT. FOG APPEARS
EXTENSIVE ON THE ARCTIC COAST PRESENTLY.

WINDS DO NOT APPEAR TO BE A FACTOR AT ANY LOCATION IN NORTHERN
ALASKA CURRENTLY SO NO WATCHES/WARNINGS OR ADVISORIES HAVE BEEN
ISSUED AND ARE NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...VERY DRY CONDITIONS SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH TODAY
AND RECOVER A BIT TONIGHT AND SUNDAY AS MOISTURE MOVES UP FROM
THE SOUTHEAST.


&&

.AFG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

CF APR 15


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