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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Juneau AK
603 AM AKST Sun Feb 26 2017

Glacier Bay-Eastern Chichagof Island-
Salisbury Sound to Cape Fairweather Coastal Area-
Cape Decision to Salisbury Sound Coastal Area-
Eastern Baranof Island and Southern Admiralty Island-
Juneau Borough and Northern Admiralty Island-
Inner Channels from Kupreanof Island to Etolin Island-
Dixon Entrance to Cape Decision Coastal Area-
Southern Inner Channels-Misty Fjords-
Including the cities of Gustavus, Hoonah, Elfin Cove, Pelican,
Sitka, Port Alexander, Angoon, Juneau, Petersburg, Wrangell,
Kake, Craig, Klawock, Ketchikan, Metlakatla, and Hyder
603 AM AKST Sun Feb 26 2017

...Significant Storms to Impact Southeast Alaska mid Week...

Cool air entrenched over the panhandle will be favorable for
preciptiation to fall as snow with the next series of weather

A low developing over the northern Gulf of Alaska Monday
night will impact the panhandle through Tuesday with the first
band of potential snowfall. The exact track of this first low is
uncertain but currently expected to persist over the northeastern
gulf with onshore flow and snow showers continuing.

Another developing weather system should move into the southern
half of the panhandle starting Wednesday night with a significant
snowfall possible and the potential for snow to change over to

Forecast confidence is low to moderate due to uncertainty with
the timing and track of each system. It is likely however, that
portions of the panhandle will receive moderate to heavy


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