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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
243 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

AKZ204-240300-
/O.EXT.PAFG.BZ.W.0011.180223T1200Z-180226T0900Z/
Eastern Beaufort Sea Coast-
Including Kaktovik and Flaxman Island
243 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKST SUNDAY
NIGHT...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Travel will be very
  dangerous to impossible. Damage to power lines is possible.
  Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Eastern Beaufort Sea Coast.

* WHEN...Until midnight Sunday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 60 mph will cause
  whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant drifting of the
  snow is likely. Winds will diminish for a few hours Saturday
  morning then increase with Blizzard conditions redeveloping.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. The latest road
conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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