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MOTORING FORECAST FOR SOUTH KLONDIKE AND HAINES HIGHWAYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU ALASKA
512 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

SOUTH KLONDIKE HIGHWAY - SKAGWAY TO WHITE PASS-

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST TUESDAY...
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKST TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NEAR WHITE PASS...BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT
REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES...
WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SKAGWAY... WIDESPREAD SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT...AROUND 30 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 1100
FEET DECREASING TO 600 FEET. LOWS AROUND 40 NEAR SKAGWAY...
RANGING TO AROUND 25 NEAR WHITE PASS. SOUTHWEST WIND 30 TO 40 WITH
GUSTS TO 60 MPH...DECREASING TO 20 TO 30 WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY. NEAR SKAGWAY...SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WIND
15 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST UP TO 10 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
NEAR WHITE PASS...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 10
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS AROUND 42 NEAR SKAGWAY...RANGING TO
AROUND 28 NEAR WHITE PASS. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH EARLY IN
THE MORNING.

SOUTH KLONDIKE HIGHWAY - CARCROSS TO WHITE PASS.
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.TONIGHT...SNOW. HEAVY BLOWING SNOW NEAR WHITE PASS. SNOW AMOUNTS
2 INCHES. WIND SOUTH 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH. LOWS IN THE
UPPER TEENS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF FLURRIES.
WIND SOUTH 20 MPH BECOMING LIGHT IN THE MORNING.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.





HAINES ROAD - HAINES TO PLEASANT CAMP-

...STRONG WIND IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WIDESPREAD SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. NEAR HAINES...
NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH. NEAR PLEASANT CAMP...SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...EAST WIND UP TO
10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING AROUND 10 MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. LITTLE OR
NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. LOWS AROUND 36 NEAR HAINES...RANGING TO AROUND
30 NEAR PLEASANT CAMP.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY. NEAR HAINES...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...EAST WIND UP TO 10 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR PLEASANT CAMP...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON...LIGHT WINDS.
HIGHS AROUND 39 NEAR HAINES...RANGING TO AROUND 33 NEAR PLEASANT
CAMP.

HAINES ROAD - HAINES JUNCTION TO PLEASANT CAMP.

.TONIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A FEW FLURRIES BETWEEN PLEASANT CAMP AND
CHILKAT PASS. SNOW AMOUNTS 1 INCH. LOWS IN THE UPPER TEENS EXCEPT IN
THE MIDDLE 20S NEAR PLEASANT CAMP. WIND SOUTHEAST 15 MPH BECOMING
LIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE
MORNING. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S EXCEPT 30 NEAR PLEASANT CAMP.



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