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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
347 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

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NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VALDEZ...THOMPSON PASS
347 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 11 AM
AKST THURSDAY FOR THOMPSON PASS...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 11 AM AKST
THURSDAY FOR THOMPSON PASS. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR
BLOWING SNOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* LOCATION...THOMPSON PASS.

* WIND...NORTHEAST WINDS 35 TO 50 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...35 BELOW TO 45 BELOW.

* TIMING...WINDS CHILL VALUES WILL FALL BELOW 40 BELOW AFTER
  MIDNIGHT AND PERSIST UNTIL TEMPERATURES BEGIN TO RISE LATE
  THURSDAY MORNING.

* 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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AKZ145-191500-
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SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
347 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...BROAD PASS.

* WIND...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...35 BELOW TO 45 BELOW.

* TIMING...VERY COLD WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY
  MORNING. WINDS WILL DIMINISH TO LESS THAN 15 MPH AROUND NOON
  THURSDAY.

* 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 HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

&&

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