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
142 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

AKZ213-201400-
/O.CON.PAFG.CF.W.0001.180220T0600Z-180221T0600Z/
St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast-
Including Gambell, Savoonga, Brevig Mission, Teller, Wales,
and Diomede
142 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 9 PM AKST TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...Southwest facing shores at Gambell, Little Diomede,
  and at Wales.

* COASTAL FLOODING...Is expected along southwest facing
  coastlines.

* TIMING...Late tonight through Tuesday night.

* IMPACTS...At Gambell, sea water, sea ice and debris are
  expected to push onshore and impact the runway. At Little
  Diomede and 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.

&&

$$

AKZ207-209-210-201400-
/O.CON.PAFG.CF.Y.0001.180220T1500Z-180221T1500Z/
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
142 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO
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...Tuesday and Tuesday night.

* 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. At Kotzebue, this could
  impacts housing next to the lagoon, as well as dog lots on the
  east side of town.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

AKZ211-212-214-201400-
/O.CON.PAFG.CF.Y.0001.180220T0900Z-180221T0900Z/
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
142 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO MIDNIGHT AKST TUESDAY NIGHT...

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

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

* TIMING...Tuesday and Tuesday night.

* IMPACTS...High water may push into low lying areas along the
  coast such lagoons and rivers from the Yukon Delta to Nome. 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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