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** Important notice for upcoming changes to NWS Anchorage web site ** Read more...
WWAK87PAJK_AKZ023
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AKZ017>029-300000-
CAPE FAIRWEATHER TO CAPE SUCKLING COASTAL AREA-
TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-HAINES BOROUGH AND LYNN CANAL-
GLACIER BAY-EASTERN CHICHAGOF ISLAND-
SALISBURY SOUND TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER COASTAL AREA-
CAPE DECISION TO SALISBURY SOUND COASTAL AREA-
EASTERN BARANOF ISLAND AND SOUTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-
JUNEAU BOROUGH AND NORTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-
INNER CHANNELS FROM KUPREANOF ISLAND TO ETOLIN ISLAND-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION COASTAL AREA-
SOUTHERN INNER CHANNELS-MISTY FJORDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YAKUTAT...SKAGWAY...HAINES...GUSTAVUS...
HOONAH...ELFIN COVE...PELICAN...SITKA...PORT ALEXANDER...ANGOON...
JUNEAU...PETERSBURG...WRANGELL...KAKE...CRAIG...KLAWOCK...
KETCHIKAN...METLAKATLA...HYDER
452 AM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...HEAVY RAIN AND STRONG WINDS TO IMPACT THE PANHANDLE THIS
WEEKEND...

A STREAM OF SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE FROM THE NORTH PACIFIC WILL
RESULT IN HEAVY RAINFALL OVER MUCH OF THE AREA SATURDAY THROUGH
MONDAY. RAIN WILL QUICKLY SPREAD ACROSS THE PANHANDLE ON SATURDAY
BEFORE CONCENTRATING OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE SATURDAY NIGHT.
ON SUNDAY THE HEAVIEST RAIN BANDS WILL LIKELY RETURN
NORTHWARD...POTENTIALLY PERSISTING THROUGH MONDAY. TWO TO FOUR
INCHES OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS. CURRENT WATER LEVELS ARE LOW ON STREAMS AND RIVERS
IN SOUTHEAST ALASKA BUT SIGNIFICANT RISES ARE ANTICIPATED WITH
THIS EVENT. EVEN THOUGH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME, ANY
THREAT OF FLOODING WILL CONTINUE TO BE MONITORED.

STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL ALSO OCCUR WITH THIS STORM ESPECIALLY ON
SATURDAY ACROSS MUCH OF THE PANHANDLE AND POTENTIALLY FOR SUNDAY
AND SUNDAY NIGHT AS WELL AS A LOW TRAVELS NORTHWARD ACROSS THE
GULF. GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL IMPACT THE COAST WHILE 40 MPH
GUSTS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE INTERIOR PANHANDLE ON SATURDAY.

$$
FPAK57PAJK_AKZ023
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AKZ023-300100-
CAPE DECISION TO SALISBURY SOUND COASTAL AREA-
INCLUDING...SITKA...PORT ALEXANDER
500 AM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016 

.TODAY...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 49. EAST WIND 10 MPH
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LATE.
LOWS AROUND 43. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 MPH LATE. 
.SATURDAY...WINDY...RAIN. HIGHS AROUND 51. SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 30
MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WIDESPREAD SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 43. SOUTH WIND
10 TO 20 MPH. 
.SUNDAY...RAIN. HIGHS AROUND 52. SOUTH WIND 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS AROUND 43. 
.MONDAY...RAIN. HIGHS AROUND 53. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 42. 
.TUESDAY...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 52. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 41. 
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 51. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 43. 
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 52. 

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION    

SITKA            51    42    50  /  50    80   100 
PORT ALEXANDER   50    45    51  /  40    90   100 

$$


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