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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...FLOOD POTENTIAL...

FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW FOR THE STATE.

THE KUSKOKWIM RIVER IS PARTIALLY OR MOSTLY OPEN ABOVE ANIAK. THE ICE
JAM BELOW MCGRATH BROKE...RESULTING IN AN ICE RUN BY STONY RIVER AND
SLEETMUTE. ICE IS GETTING DARKER ON THE YUKON RIVER NEAR CIRCLE AND
EAGLE... WITH SOME SHIFTING ICE. THE SUSITNA IS FLOWING EXCEPT FOR
THE EXTREME UPPER PORTION.

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

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

A STACKED LOW HAS ENTERED THE GULF OF ALASKA. THIS LOW IS EXPECTED
TO WEAKEN AS IT MOVES EAST... WITH A RIDGE REPLACING THE LOW OVER
THE GULF. THE WEAK LOW...CURRENTLY OVER SOUTHWEST ALASKA... WILL
PROVIDE LIGHT PRECIPITATION...AS IT MOVES EAST THROUGH THE INTERIOR
AND WEAKENS.

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

LOCATION NAME                 PE TS   24 HR
======== ====                 == ==   =====
MOGA2    MOTHER GOOSE LAKE RA PP RG :  0.47
WRYA2    WEARY LAKE           PC RM :  0.40
ANXA2    ANNEX CREEK          PP RZ :  0.36
PAKN     KING SALMON          PP RZ :  0.29
JDWA2    JUNEAU DOUGLAS WWTP  PP RZ :  0.28
PAPN     PILOT POINT          PP RZ :  0.27
HADA2    HAIDA RAWS           PC RG :  0.24
JTMA2    MT ROBERTS TRAM      PC RZ :  0.21
PADL     DILLINGHAM           PP RZ :  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
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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