Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
530 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

AKZ213-211500-
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St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast-
Including Gambell, Savoonga, Brevig Mission, Teller, Wales,
and Diomede
530 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...Southwest facing shores of Little Diomede and Wales.

* COASTAL FLOODING...Is occuring along southwest facing
  coastlines along with high surf.

* TIMING...through 6 AM Wednesday morning.

* IMPACTS...At Little Diomede, ice has piled up onshore and may on
  the helipad. At Wales, ice is expected to pile up onshore and
  minor flooding may occur. At Teller and Brevig Mission, ice
  could push on to the beach but no flooding is expected. No
  buildings are expected to flood in these areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Warning means that rising sea water that causes
flooding is expected. Coastal residents in the warned area should
be alert for rising water and take actions to protect life and
property.

&&

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AKZ211-212-214-211500-
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Southern Seward Peninsula Coast-
Eastern Norton Sound and Nulato Hills-Yukon Delta-
Including Nome, White Mountain, Golovin, Unalakleet, Stebbins,
St Michael, Elim, Koyuk, Shaktoolik, Mountain Village, Emmonak,
Alakanuk, Kotlik, Pilot Station, St Marys, Scammon Bay, Marshall,
Nunam Iqua, and Pitkas Point
530 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...Along the Coast from the the Yukon Delta to the
  Nome.

* COASTAL FLOODING...Minor flooding of low lying areas is
  possible.

* TIMING...Through 6 AM Wednesday morning. Water levels will
  gradually fall through the night.


* IMPACTS...High water may push into low lying areas along the
  coast such lagoons and rivers from the Yukon Delta to Nome.
  Water is expected to push on top of shore fast ice and river
  ice which could impact anyone trying to travel across the ice.
  No buildings are expected to flood.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

&&

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AKZ207-209-210-211500-
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Chukchi Sea Coast-Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley-
Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula-
Including Point Hope, Shishmaref, Kivalina, Espenberg, Kotzebue,
Selawik, Noorvik, Buckland, Deering, Candle, Council, Haycock,
Pilgrim Springs, Serpentine Hot Springs, and Taylor
530 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...Along the Coast from the Bering Strait to Point
  Hope.

* COASTAL FLOODING...Minor flooding of low lying areas is
  possible.

* TIMING...through 6 AM Wednesday. The highest water levels are
  expected this evening. Water levels will fall tonight.


* IMPACTS...High water may push into low lying areas such as the
  lagoons at Shishmaref, Deering, Kotzebue and Kivalina. Ice may
  push onto the beach along the coasts.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

&&

$$


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