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000
AGAK78 PACR 042253
HMDACR

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

...FLOOD POTENTIAL...

ON THE YUKON RIVER...THE RIVER CONTINUES TO DEVELOP OPEN AREAS ALONG
THE ENTIRE LENGTH. WHERE THE KOYUKUK AND TANANA RIVERS EMPTY INTO
THE YUKON... LONG STRETCHES OF OPEN WATER HAVE DEVELOPED. GOING BY
SATELLITE IMAGERY...THE LOWER YUKON BELOW HOLY CROSS IS NEARLY ALL
OPEN TO JUST SHY OF THE BERING SEA.

THE KOYUKUK RIVER IS MOSTLY OPEN ALONG ALMOST ITS ENTIRE LENGTH.
SOME OPEN AREAS ARE NOW VISIBLE ON SATELLITE ALONG THE PORCUPINE
RIVER... ESPECIALLY NEAR WHERE IT EMPTIES INTO THE YUKON.

FOR BREAKUP REPORTS AND FLOOD POTENTIAL... SEE THE BREAKUP SUMMARY
AT HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DATA/MAPS/BRKUP_MAP.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

THE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN TODAY HAS AN UPPER LOW MOVING FROM SOUTH OF
THE EASTERN ALEUTIAN CHAIN TO THE WESTERN GULF BY THURSDAY NIGHT.
THIS LOW WILL CONTINUE MOVING EASTWARD AND WEAKENING... BY SATURDAY
NIGHT IT WILL BE A TROUGH OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA.  THIS LOW WILL
BRING MODERATE TO HEAVY PRECIPITATION INTO THE PANHANDLE BEGINNING
LATE THURSDAY INTO SATURDAY... WITH RAIN SPREADING FROM NORTH TO
SOUTH OVER THE PANHANDLE.  UP TO 4 INCHES EXPECTED DURING THIS TIME
PERIOD.

...PRECIPITATION...

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

LOCATION NAME                 PE TS   24 HR
======== ====                 == ==   =====
PATO     PORTAGE GLACIER      PP RZ :  0.74
SRFA2    STRAWBERRY REEF      PC R2 :  0.66
PANN     NENANA               PP RZ :  0.65
PAOU     NELSON LAGOON        PP RZ :  0.59
CFCA2    COFFMAN COVE         PP RZ :  0.59
FOJA2    FOURTH OF JULY CREEK PC RP :  0.57
PAKT     KETCHIKAN            PP RZ :  0.55
SALA2    SALCHA RIVER         PC RG :  0.51
EXGA2    EXIT GLACIER         PC R2 :  0.51
TKLA2    TOKLAT RAWS          PC RG :  0.46
SHLA2    SHELTER COVE RAWS    PC RG :  0.45
MANA2    MANCHU               PC RG :  0.45
AMCA2    AMERICAN CREEK       PC R2 :  0.42
TRSA2    TWO RIVERS           PC RG :  0.41
THOA2    THORNE BAY RAWS      PC RG :  0.40
PSJA2    PORT SAN JUAN        PC R2 :  0.40
GDPA2    GOODPASTER RAWS      PC RG :  0.40
MCDA2    CHENA RIVER          PC RG :  0.39
PHLA2    PHELAN CREEK         PC RG :  0.38
EVCA2    EIELSON VISITORS     PC RG :  0.37
PAKN     KING SALMON          PP RZ :  0.36
PAEG     EAGLE                PP RZ :  0.34
PADQ     KODIAK               PP RZ :  0.33
EGYA2    EAGLE RAWS           PC RG :  0.29
CRHA2    CHENA RIVER          PC RG :  0.29
PAJC     CHIGNIK              PP RZ :  0.28
PACV     CORDOVA              PP RZ :  0.28
BOXA2    BOX RIVER RAWS       PC RG :  0.28
KKEA2    KAKE RAWS            PC RG :  0.27
RDRA2    REINDEER RIVER RAWS  PC RG :  0.25

...LONG RANGE...

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

THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE FAR WESTERN PART OF THE STATE...
INCLUDING THE ALEUTIAN CHAIN.  THERE ARE INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF
BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF THE MAINLAND AND
OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA.

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

....................................................................

THIS TEXT PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED DAILY UNTIL FREEZEUP IN THE FALL. 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
$$

ACL





000
AGAK78 PACR 032317
HMDACR

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...FLOOD POTENTIAL...

ON THE YUKON RIVER...THE RIVER CONTINUES TO DEVELOP OPEN AREAS ALONG
THE ENTIRE LENGTH. WHERE THE KOYUKUK AND TANANA RIVERS EMPTY INTO
THE YUKON... LONG STRETCHES OF OPEN WATER HAVE DEVELOPED. GOING BY
SATELLITE IMAGERY...THE LOWER YUKON BELOW HOLY CROSS IS NEARLY ALL
OPEN TO JUST SHY OF THE BERING SEA.

THE KOYUKUK RIVER IS MOSTLY OPEN ALONG ALMOST ITS ENTIRE LENGTH.
SOME OPEN AREAS ARE NOW VISIBLE ON SATELLITE ALONG THE PORCUPINE
RIVER... ESPECIALLY NEAR WHERE IT EMPTIES INTO THE YUKON.

FOR BREAKUP REPORTS AND FLOOD POTENTIAL... SEE THE BREAKUP SUMMARY
AT HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DATA/MAPS/BRKUP_MAP.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

THE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN TODAY HAS AN UPPER LOW MOVING FROM THE
WESTERN ALEUTIAN CHAIN TO THE WESTERN GULF BY THURSDAY. THIS LOW
WILL MERGE WITH ANOTHER LOW COMING UP FROM THE SOUTHWEST. THIS LOW
WILL USHER IN MOISTURE AND PRECIPITATION INTO THE PANHANDLE FOR
FRIDAY. THE HEAVIEST RAIN FOR TODAY AND WEDNESDAY WILL BE IN THE
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND AREA. WITH UP TO AN INCH EACH DAY EXPECTED.
HEAVY RAIN WILL BEGIN THURSDAY NIGHT OVER THE PANHANDLE AND CONTINUE
INTO SATURDAY. UP TO 3 INCHES EXPECTED DURING THIS TIME PERIOD.

...PRECIPITATION...

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

LOCATION NAME                 PE TS   24 HR
======== ====                 == ==   =====
JDWA2    JUNEAU DOUGLAS WWTP  PP RZ :  1.73
CIAA2    CANYON ISLAND        PP RZ :  1.55
LLKA2    LONG LAKE SNOTEL     PC RM :  1.50
JTMA2    MT ROBERTS TRAM      PC RZ :  1.50
ECBA2    EAGLECREST BASE      PP RZ :  1.39
AUKA2    AUKE BAY LARC        PP RZ :  1.39
PTBA2    POINT BAKER          PP RZ :  1.36
PAPG     PETERSBURG           PP RZ :  1.34
SNEA2    SNETTISHAM POWER STA PC RZ :  1.31
JOPA2    JUNEAU OUTER POINT   PP RZ :  1.30
HOOA2    HOONAH               PP RZ :  1.29
JDTA2    JUNEAU DOWNTOWN LARC PC RP :  1.25
ECEA2    EAGLECREST TOP CWOP  PP RZ :  1.21
PAEL     ELFIN COVE           PP RZ :  1.20
SLKA2    SELAWIK 28E CRN      PP RG :  1.14
MNDA2    MENDENHALL LAKE LEVE PC RG :  1.14
PAJK     JUNEAU WFO           PP RZ :  1.13
SPPA2    SNETTISHAM POWER PLA PP RZ :  1.08
HATA2    HATCHER PASS         PC RM :  1.00
PPSA2    POWDER PATCH STATION PC RZ :  0.99
MHPA2    MITKOF HWY PETERSBUR PP RZ :  0.93
PAJN     JUNEAU               PP RZ :  0.92
GBDA2    GOODPASTER RIVER NR  PP RG :  0.91
SRYA2    SITUK RIVER NR YAKUT PC RG :  0.81
KLWA2    HOLLIS               PP RZ :  0.77
HADA2    HAIDA RAWS           PC RG :  0.77
BKSA2    BLAIR LAKES RAWS     PC RG :  0.75
PAYA     YAKUTAT              PP RZ :  0.73

...LONG RANGE...

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

THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE FAR WESTERN PART OF THE STATE...
INCLUDING THE ALEUTIAN CHAIN. INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF BELOW
NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA.

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

....................................................................

THIS TEXT PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED DAILY UNTIL FREEZEUP IN THE FALL. 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
$$

KFM





000
AGAK78 PACR 032317
HMDACR

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...FLOOD POTENTIAL...

ON THE YUKON RIVER...THE RIVER CONTINUES TO DEVELOP OPEN AREAS ALONG
THE ENTIRE LENGTH. WHERE THE KOYUKUK AND TANANA RIVERS EMPTY INTO
THE YUKON... LONG STRETCHES OF OPEN WATER HAVE DEVELOPED. GOING BY
SATELLITE IMAGERY...THE LOWER YUKON BELOW HOLY CROSS IS NEARLY ALL
OPEN TO JUST SHY OF THE BERING SEA.

THE KOYUKUK RIVER IS MOSTLY OPEN ALONG ALMOST ITS ENTIRE LENGTH.
SOME OPEN AREAS ARE NOW VISIBLE ON SATELLITE ALONG THE PORCUPINE
RIVER... ESPECIALLY NEAR WHERE IT EMPTIES INTO THE YUKON.

FOR BREAKUP REPORTS AND FLOOD POTENTIAL... SEE THE BREAKUP SUMMARY
AT HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DATA/MAPS/BRKUP_MAP.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

THE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN TODAY HAS AN UPPER LOW MOVING FROM THE
WESTERN ALEUTIAN CHAIN TO THE WESTERN GULF BY THURSDAY. THIS LOW
WILL MERGE WITH ANOTHER LOW COMING UP FROM THE SOUTHWEST. THIS LOW
WILL USHER IN MOISTURE AND PRECIPITATION INTO THE PANHANDLE FOR
FRIDAY. THE HEAVIEST RAIN FOR TODAY AND WEDNESDAY WILL BE IN THE
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND AREA. WITH UP TO AN INCH EACH DAY EXPECTED.
HEAVY RAIN WILL BEGIN THURSDAY NIGHT OVER THE PANHANDLE AND CONTINUE
INTO SATURDAY. UP TO 3 INCHES EXPECTED DURING THIS TIME PERIOD.

...PRECIPITATION...

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

LOCATION NAME                 PE TS   24 HR
======== ====                 == ==   =====
JDWA2    JUNEAU DOUGLAS WWTP  PP RZ :  1.73
CIAA2    CANYON ISLAND        PP RZ :  1.55
LLKA2    LONG LAKE SNOTEL     PC RM :  1.50
JTMA2    MT ROBERTS TRAM      PC RZ :  1.50
ECBA2    EAGLECREST BASE      PP RZ :  1.39
AUKA2    AUKE BAY LARC        PP RZ :  1.39
PTBA2    POINT BAKER          PP RZ :  1.36
PAPG     PETERSBURG           PP RZ :  1.34
SNEA2    SNETTISHAM POWER STA PC RZ :  1.31
JOPA2    JUNEAU OUTER POINT   PP RZ :  1.30
HOOA2    HOONAH               PP RZ :  1.29
JDTA2    JUNEAU DOWNTOWN LARC PC RP :  1.25
ECEA2    EAGLECREST TOP CWOP  PP RZ :  1.21
PAEL     ELFIN COVE           PP RZ :  1.20
SLKA2    SELAWIK 28E CRN      PP RG :  1.14
MNDA2    MENDENHALL LAKE LEVE PC RG :  1.14
PAJK     JUNEAU WFO           PP RZ :  1.13
SPPA2    SNETTISHAM POWER PLA PP RZ :  1.08
HATA2    HATCHER PASS         PC RM :  1.00
PPSA2    POWDER PATCH STATION PC RZ :  0.99
MHPA2    MITKOF HWY PETERSBUR PP RZ :  0.93
PAJN     JUNEAU               PP RZ :  0.92
GBDA2    GOODPASTER RIVER NR  PP RG :  0.91
SRYA2    SITUK RIVER NR YAKUT PC RG :  0.81
KLWA2    HOLLIS               PP RZ :  0.77
HADA2    HAIDA RAWS           PC RG :  0.77
BKSA2    BLAIR LAKES RAWS     PC RG :  0.75
PAYA     YAKUTAT              PP RZ :  0.73

...LONG RANGE...

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

THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE FAR WESTERN PART OF THE STATE...
INCLUDING THE ALEUTIAN CHAIN. INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF BELOW
NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA.

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

....................................................................

THIS TEXT PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED DAILY UNTIL FREEZEUP IN THE FALL. 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
$$

KFM





000
AGAK78 PACR 022250
HMDACR

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

...FLOOD POTENTIAL...

ON THE YUKON RIVER...THE RIVER CONTINUES TO DEVELOP OPEN AREAS
DOWNSTREAM OF THE ACTUAL BREAKUP FRONT. WHERE THE KOYUKUK AND TANANA
RIVERS EMPTY INTO THE YUKON... LONG STRETCHES OF OPEN WATER HAVE
DEVELOPED. GOING BY SATELLITE IMAGERY...THE LOWER YUKON BELOW HOLY
CROSS IS NEARLY ALL OPEN TO JUST SHY OF THE BERING SEA.

THE KOYUKUK RIVER CONTINUES TO SEE MORE OPEN AREAS ALONG ITS ENTIRE
LENGTH. THE STRETCH FROM BETTLES TO ALLAKAKET IS ALMOST ENTIRELY
OPEN.

FOR BREAKUP REPORTS AND FLOOD POTENTIAL... SEE THE BREAKUP SUMMARY
AT HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DATA/MAPS/BRKUP_MAP.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

THE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN TODAY HAS THE LOW STILL OVER THE WESTERN
GULF NEAR THE ALASKA PENINSULA. THIS LOW CONTINUES TO WEAKEN. THE
NEXT UPPER LOW WILL MOVE OVER THE WESTERN ALEUTIAN CHAIN BY
TUESDAY... AND BE OVER THE WESTERN GULF BY THURSDAY. FOR TODAY... UP
TO AN INCH OF RAIN FROM PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND THROUGH THE PANHANDLE.
OTHERWISE JUST SCATTERED SHOWERS INLAND UP TO THE INTERIOR. UP TO 2
INCHES OF RAIN EXPECTED TUESDAY OVER PORTIONS OF PRINCE WILLIAM
SOUND. MORE SCATTERED SHOWERS OVER THE SOUTHERN TWO-THIRDS OF THE
STATE. A SIMILAR RAINFALL PATTERN EXPECTED FOR WEDNESDAY.

...PRECIPITATION...

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

LOCATION NAME                 PE TS   24 HR
======== ====                 == ==   =====
KPHA2    KETCHIKAN POWERHOUSE PP RZ :  3.08
SLVA2    SILVIS POWERHOUSE    PP RZ :  2.51
SPPA2    SNETTISHAM POWER PLA PP RZ :  2.37
META2    AK METLAKATLA 6S     PP RG :  2.20
LLKA2    LONG LAKE SNOTEL     PC RM :  2.10
PAKT     KETCHIKAN            PP RZ :  1.99
SHLA2    SHELTER COVE RAWS    PC RG :  1.90
KLWA2    HOLLIS               PP RZ :  1.89
PTBA2    POINT BAKER          PP RZ :  1.79
MHPA2    MITKOF HWY PETERSBUR PP RZ :  1.76
HADA2    HAIDA RAWS           PC RG :  1.76
CRGA2    CRAIG WEATHER STATIO PC RG :  1.76
PAPG     PETERSBURG           PP RZ :  1.74
PAKW     KLAWOCK              PP RZ :  1.74
PANT     ANNETTE              PP RZ :  1.69
HADA2    HAIDA RAWS           PP RG :  1.68
KTNA2    BEAVER FALLS POWERHO PP RZ :  1.66
PASI     SITKA                PP RZ :  1.60
PAMM     METLAKATLA           PP RZ :  1.57

...LONG RANGE...

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

THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE WESTERN HALF OF THE STATE...
INCLUDING THE ALEUTIAN CHAIN.

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

....................................................................

THIS TEXT PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED DAILY UNTIL FREEZEUP IN THE FALL. 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
$$

KFM





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