Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
1056 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

AKZ219-090400-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WW.Y.0067.161208T1956Z-161209T1500Z/
UPPER KOYUKUK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ALLAKAKET...HUGHES...BETTLES...CARIBOU MOUNTAIN...
GOBBLERS KNOB
1056 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM
AKST FRIDAY.

* LOCATION...OVER HILLS.

* BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...WILL CAUSE REDUCED VISIBILITY AND
  LARGE SNOW DRIFTS.

* WINDS...EAST GUSTING TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS ALONG WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITY WILL BE GREATLY REDUCED AND SNOW WILL
  ACCUMULATE INTO DRIFTS. WHITEOUT CONDITIONS MAY OCCUR. TRAVEL
  AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE DIFFICULT. THIS WILL AFFECT
  SUMMITS ALONG THE DALTON HIGHWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT ONE OR MORE WINTER WEATHER
HAZARDS ARE EXPECTED TO CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

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