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
720 PM AKST MON NOV 20 2017

AKZ207-211500-
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CHUKCHI SEA COAST-
INCLUDING POINT HOPE, SHISHMAREF, KIVALINA, AND ESPENBERG
720 PM AKST MON NOV 20 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TUESDAY TO
6 PM AKST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...THE CHUKCHI SEA COAST.

* COASTAL FLOODING...STORM SURGE AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO RAISE
  SEA LEVELS 4 TO 6 FEET ABOVE NORMAL. EXPECT ADDITIONAL WAVE
  RUN UP ALONG EXPOSED COASTLINES.

* TIMING...SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 35 TO 50 MPH TUESDAY
  EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. HIGHEST WATER
  LEVELS WILL BE LATE TUESDAY EVENING AND EARLY WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...MAJOR EROSION WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. IN
  KIVALINA, WATER WILL BE PUSHED INTO THE LAGOON AND CAUSE
  FLOODING ON THE LAGOON SIDE OF CHANNEL STREET WITH SIGNIFICANT
  WAVE RUN-UP AND EROSION ALONG THE BEACH. IN SHISHMAREF,
  FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AND ROAD TO THE DUMP MAY BE
  IMPACTED. RESIDENTS SHOULD PREPARE BY MOVING BOATS AND OTHER
  VALUABLES WILL ABOVE THE NORMAL HIGH TIDE LINE.

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.

&&

$$

AKZ211-211500-
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SOUTHERN SEWARD PENINSULA COAST-
INCLUDING NOME, WHITE MOUNTAIN, AND GOLOVIN
720 PM AKST MON NOV 20 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TUESDAY TO
NOON AKST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...GOLOVIN.

* COASTAL FLOODING...STORM SURGE AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO RAISE
  SEA LEVELS 7 TO 9 FEET ABOVE NORMAL. EXPECT ADDITIONAL WAVE
  RUN UP ALONG EXPOSED COASTLINES.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE TUESDAY MORNING AND STORM SURGE
  WITH STORM SURGE PUSHING ONSHORE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHEST
  WATER LEVELS WILL BE TUESDAY EVENING INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...MAJOR EROSION IS EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM ALONG THE
  COAST. IN GOLOVIN...THE OLD RUNWAY WILL BECOME INUNDATED.
  WATER LEVELS WILL RISE HIGH ENOUGH TO IMPACT ALL AREAS
  NORTHWEST OF THE POST OFFICE, INCLUDING THE SCHOOL. RESIDENTS
  SHOULD PREPARE BY MOVING VALUABLES WELL ABOVE THE NORMAL HIGH
  TIDE LINE.

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.

&&

$$

AKZ212-211500-
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EASTERN NORTON SOUND AND NULATO HILLS-
INCLUDING UNALAKLEET, STEBBINS, ST MICHAEL, ELIM, KOYUK,
AND SHAKTOOLIK
720 PM AKST MON NOV 20 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TUESDAY TO
NOON AKST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...EASTERN NORTON SOUND COAST INCLUDING NORTON BAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...STORM SURGE AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO RAISE
  SEA LEVELS 9 TO 12 FEET ABOVE NORMAL WITH THE HIGHEST SURGE
  LEVELS EXPECTED IN SHAKTOOLIK AND UNALAKLEET. EXPECT
  ADDITIONAL WAVE RUN UP ALONG EXPOSED COASTLINES.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE TUESDAY MORNING WITH STORM SURGE
  PUSHING ONSHORE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHEST WATER LEVELS ARE
  EXPECTED TUESDAY EVENING INTO TUESDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...MAJOR EROSION IS EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM ALONG THE
  COAST. IN UNALAKLEET...LOW LYING AREAS AROUND THE FISH
  PROCESSING PLANT, BOAT LAUNCH, EAST SIDE OF ALASKA COMMERCIAL
  STORE AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE LAGOON WILL LIKELY
  BE INUNDATED. IN STEBBINS...THE FIRST ROW OF HOMES ON THE EAST
  SIDE OF TOWN (LAGOON SIDE) WILL LIKELY SEE WATER UNDER THEM.
  WAVE RUN-UP ON THE BEACH SIDE OF TOWN IS EXPECTED. IN
  SHAKTOOLIK... INUNDATION OF SALT WATER INTO FRESH WATER SOURCE
  AND FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AROUND THE AIRPORT IS
  EXPECTED. IN ST MICHAEL...WATER LEVELS MAY BE HIGH ENOUGH TO
  IMPACT ROAD TO BARGE LANDING AND SOME STRUCTURES. RESIDENTS
  SHOULD PREPARE BY MOVING VALUABLES WELL ABOVE THE NORMAL HIGH
  TIDE LINE.

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.

&&

$$

AKZ209-211500-
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BALDWIN PENINSULA AND SELAWIK VALLEY-
INCLUDING KOTZEBUE, SELAWIK, AND NOORVIK
720 PM AKST MON NOV 20 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TUESDAY TO
6 PM AKST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...BALDWIN PENINSULA AND KOTZEBUE.

* COASTAL FLOODING...STORM SURGE AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO RAISE
  SEA LEVELS 4 TO 6 FEET ABOVE NORMAL. EXPECT ADDITIONAL WAVE
  RUN UP ALONG EXPOSED COASTLINES.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE FROM THE SOUTHWEST TUESDAY
  EVENING. WATER LEVELS WILL RISE TUESDAY EVENING AND REMAIN
  HIGH THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE HIGHEST WATER LEVELS ARE
  EXPECTED WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THE STORM SURGE MAY DISPLACE THE YOUNG ICE IN
  KOTZEBUE SOUND AND PUSH IT ONSHORE. MINOR FLOODING IN LOW AREA
  EAST OF KOTZEBUE WHERE DOG YARDS HAVE BEEN IN THE PAST, AND
  ALONG THE LAGOON ON THE SOUTH AND EAST SIDE OF KOTZEBUE. THIS
  INCLUDES THE AREA NEAR THE TEACHERS HOUSING IN KOTZEBUE.
  RESIDENTS SHOULD PREPARE BY MOVING VALUABLES WELL ABOVE THE
  NORMAL HIGH TIDE LINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

AKZ214-211500-
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YUKON DELTA-
INCLUDING MOUNTAIN VILLAGE, EMMONAK, ALAKANUK, KOTLIK,
PILOT STATION, ST MARYS, SCAMMON BAY, MARSHALL, NUNAM IQUA,
AND PITKAS POINT
720 PM AKST MON NOV 20 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TUESDAY TO
NOON AKST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...FROM NUNAM IQUA TO POINT ROMANOF.

* COASTAL FLOODING...STORM SURGE AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO RAISE
  SEA LEVELS 8 TO 10 FEET NEAR KOTLIK WITH 4 TO 6 FEET ABOVE
  NORMAL EXPECTED ELSEWHERE. EXPECT ADDITIONAL WAVE RUN UP ALONG
  EXPOSED COASTLINES.

* TIMING...STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP TUESDAY
  MORNING WITH STORM SURGE PUSHING ONSHORE IN THE EVENING.

* IMPACTS...MAJOR EROSION IS POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. WATER
  WILL BE BACKED UP IN THE YUKON RIVER AND STORM SURGE WILL PUSH
  WATER INTO LOW LYING AREAS. RESIDENTS SHOULD PREPARE NOW BY
  MOVING BOATS AND OTHER VALUABLES WILL ABOVE THE NORMAL HIGH
  TIDE LINE.

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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