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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
1135 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

AKZ201-261500-
/O.CON.PAFG.BZ.W.0008.170225T2100Z-170227T0300Z/
Western Arctic Coast-
Including Wainwright, Atqasuk, Point Lay, and Cape Lisburne
1135 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST SUNDAY...

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility to near zero at times.

* WINDS...East winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

* SNOW...3 to 8 inches.

* TIMING...Snow, heavy at times, strong winds and low visibility
  in blowing snow will continue into tonight. Conditions are
  expected to improve late Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Visibility will be very poor and snow will
  accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions may occur. Travel
  and outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions in
blowing snow with strong winds and very poor visibilities are
occurring or expected.

&&

$$

AKZ202-261500-
/O.CON.PAFG.BZ.W.0008.170226T0000Z-170227T0300Z/
Northern Arctic Coast-
Including Barrow, Alaktak, Pitt Point, and Nulavik
1135 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 PM AKST SUNDAY...

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility to near zero at times.

* WINDS...East winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph.

* SNOW...Additional snowfall of 3 to 5 inches.

* TIMING...Snow and blowing snow will continue through early
  this afternoon. Winds and snow will increase later this
  afternoon and early evening with conditions deteriorating
  rapidly this evening and remaining poor through Sunday
  evening.

* IMPACTS...Visibility will be greatly reduced and snow will
  accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions may occur. Travel
  and outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions in
blowing snow with strong winds and very poor visibilities are
occurring or expected.

&&

$$

AKZ203-261500-
/O.CON.PAFG.WW.Y.0035.170226T0300Z-170227T0300Z/
Central Beaufort Sea Coast-
Including Nuiqsut, Prudhoe Bay, Alpine, Deadhorse, and Kuparuk
1135 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM AKST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...East winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility to one half mile or less at
  times.

* SNOW...Additional snowfall of 3 to 5 inches.

* TIMING...Winds and snow will increase again late this afternoon
  and early evening with conditions deteriorating rapidly this
  evening and remaining poor through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Visibility will be greatly reduced and snow will
  accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions may occur. Travel
  and outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that one or more winter weather
hazards are expected to cause travel difficulties.

&&

$$

AKZ205-261500-
/O.CON.PAFG.WW.Y.0035.170225T2100Z-170227T0300Z/
Northwestern Brooks Range-
Including Singiluk and Umiat
1135 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST
SUNDAY...

* SNOW...3 to 7 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility one half mile or less at
  times.

* WINDS...Southeast becoming southwest at 15 to 30 mph with gusts
  to 40 mph.

* TIMING...Snow and winds will persist through late Sunday
  morning. The strongest winds and the worst visibilities in
  blowing snow are expected Saturday night.

* IMPACTS...Visibility will be greatly reduced and snow will
  accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions may occur. Travel
  and outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that one or more winter weather
hazards are expected to cause travel difficulties.

&&

$$

AKZ204-261500-
/O.CON.PAFG.WW.Y.0035.170226T0300Z-170227T0300Z/
Eastern Beaufort Sea Coast-
Including Kaktovik and Flaxman Island
1135 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM AKST SUNDAY...

* SNOW...1 to 2 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility one half mile or less at
  times.

* WINDS...East winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* TIMING...Snow and winds will increase Saturday evening and
  persist through late Sunday evening. The strongest winds and
  lowest visibilities in blowing snow are expected Saturday
  night and Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Visibility will be greatly reduced and snow will
  accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions may occur. Travel
  and outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that one or more winter weather
hazards are expected to cause travel difficulties.

&&

$$

AKZ206-261500-
/O.CON.PAFG.WW.Y.0035.170225T2100Z-170227T0300Z/
Northeastern Brooks Range-
Including Anaktuvuk Pass, Atigun Pass, Galbraith Lake, Sagwon,
and Franklin Bluffs
1135 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST
SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...Brooks Range passes.

* SNOW...3 to 7 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility one half mile or less at
  times.

* WINDS...Southeast becoming southwest at 15 to 30 mph with gusts
  to 40 mph.

* TIMING...Snow and winds will persist through late Sunday
  morning. The strongest winds and the worst visibilities in
  blowing snow are expected Saturday night.

* IMPACTS...Visibility will be greatly reduced and snow will
  accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions may occur. Travel
  and outdoor activities will be difficult.

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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