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WWAK41 PAFC 291317
WSWAER

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
417 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015


AKZ131-292100-
/O.CON.PAFC.WC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150129T2100Z/
NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VALDEZ...THOMPSON PASS
417 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST TODAY
THROUGH THOMPSON PASS...

* LOCATION...THE RICHARDSON HIGHWAY IN THE VICINITY OF THOMPSON
  PASS.

* WIND...NORTHEAST 30 TO 40 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...40 BELOW TO 45 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...WIND CHILL VALUES WILL REMAIN VERY LOW THIS MORNING
  THEN IMPROVE AROUND NOON AS WARMER AIR MOVES INTO THE AREA.

* IMPACTS...INCREASED RISK OF HYPOTHERMIA AND FROSTBITE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROSTBITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

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