Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
950 PM AKST Sun Jan 15 2017

AKZ218>226-170000-
Southeastern Brooks Range-Upper Koyukuk Valley-
Yukon Flats and Surrounding Uplands-Central Interior-
Middle Tanana Valley-Deltana and Tanana Flats-
Upper Tanana Valley and the Fortymile Country-Denali-
Eastern Alaska Range-
Including Arctic Village, Wiseman, Coldfoot, Chandalar DOT Camp,
Iniakuk Lake, Allakaket, Hughes, Bettles, Caribou Mountain,
Gobblers Knob, Fort Yukon, Venetie, Central, Circle,
Stevens Village, Beaver, Chalkyitsik, Birch Creek,
Circle Hot Springs, Eagle Summit, Twelvemile Summit, Nenana,
Anderson, Tanana, Minto, Manley Hot Springs, Rampart,
Lake Minchumina, Livengood, Fairbanks, Fort Wainwright,
Eielson AFB, Ester, North Pole, Moose Creek, Two Rivers, Fox,
Chatanika, Chena Hot Springs, Sourdough Camp, Salcha,
Delta Junction, Fort Greely, Harding/Birch Lake, Dry Creek,
Dot Lake, Healy Lake, Tok, Tanacross, Eagle, Tetlin, Northway,
Alcan, Chicken, Boundary, Healy, Denali National Park,
Carlo Creek, Kantishna, Mentasta Lake, Black Rapids,
Donnelly Dome, Trims DOT Camp, Eagle Trail, and Mineral Lake
950 PM AKST Sun Jan 15 2017

...SNOW THEN PERIODS OF COLD TEMPERATURES THIS WEEK...

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE INTERIOR FROM THE SOUTHEAST
WILL ARRIVE OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES
ARE EXPECTED SOUTH OF A LINE FROM FORT YUKON TO NENANA BY LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...WITH AROUND 1 TO 3 INCHES EXPECTED ALONG AND NORTH
OF THIS LINE. SNOWFALL TOTALS WILL BE HIGHER IN THE EASTERN
ALASKA RANGE WITH AROUND ONE FOOT OF SNOW FALLING IN THE
MOUNTAINS EAST OF THE TOK CUTOFF.

FOLLOWING THE EXIT OF THE SNOW TOMORROW NIGHT...CLOUD COVER IS
EXPECTED TO DECREASE FROM SOUTH TO NORTH INTO TUESDAY... AND WILL
REMAIN VARIABLE FOR THE INTERIOR THROUGHOUT THE UPCOMING WEEK.
FOR AREAS THAT EXPERIENCE CLEARING FOR AROUND 12 CONSECUTIVE HOURS
OR MORE...TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO DROP AS LOW AS 35 TO 45
BELOW FOR INTERIOR VALLEYS...INCLUDING IN AND AROUND FAIRBANKS. A
LARGE AMOUNT OF UNCERTAINTY REMAINS ON THE EXACT TIMING OF THE
COLDEST PERIODS...BUT CONFIDENCE IS HIGH THAT MOST VALLEY
LOCATIONS WILL EXPERIENCE ONE OR MORE PERIODS OF VERY COLD
TEMPERATURES THIS WEEK. PLEASE KEEP UP TO DATE ON THE LATEST
FORECASTS...AS SEVERAL CHANGES IN THE TEMPERATURE AND CLOUD
FORECASTS ARE EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE UPCOMING WORK WEEK.
TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY MODERATE NEXT WEEKEND.



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