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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

.A very strong storm in the Bering Sea will move north along the
the West Coast of Alaska today through Tuesday. This will bring
heavy snow, freezing rain, high winds, and blizzard conditions to
much of the West Coast of Alaska today through Tuesday night.
Winds as high as 50 mph can be expected along most of the coast.
Over St Lawrence Island, in the Bering Strait, and from Kivalina
to Cape Lisburne winds gusting to 90 mph are expected tonight and
Tuesday.

AKZ217-200100-
/O.CAN.PAFG.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-180221T0300Z/
/O.EXB.PAFG.WS.W.0008.180220T0300Z-180221T0300Z/
Upper Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Ambler, Shungnak, and Kobuk
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
AKST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult
  travel conditions. Damage to power lines is possible. Total
  snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches expected.

* WHERE...Upper Kobuk and Noatak Valleys.

* WHEN...6 PM today to 6 PM Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will
  cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. This will make travel
very hazardous or impossible.

$$

AKZ212-200100-
/O.CAN.PAFG.WW.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-180220T1500Z/
/O.NEW.PAFG.WW.Y.0033.180219T2100Z-180220T1500Z/
Eastern Norton Sound and Nulato Hills-
Including Unalakleet, Stebbins, St Michael, Elim, Koyuk,
and Shaktoolik
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM AKST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road
  conditions. In addition, areas of poor visibility are
  expected. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch are
  expected.

* WHERE...Eastern Norton Sound and Nulato Hills.

* WHEN...Noon today to 6 AM Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will
  cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause travel difficulties.

$$

AKZ207-200100-
/O.CON.PAFG.BZ.W.0010.180219T1800Z-180221T1500Z/
Chukchi Sea Coast-
Including Point Hope, Shishmaref, Kivalina, and Espenberg
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions, areas of freezing rain, and high
  winds expected. Travel will be very dangerous to impossible.
  Expect damage to power lines and homes as well. Total snow
  accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are expected. Winds will gust
  from 50 to 90 mph.

* WHERE...Chukchi Sea Coast. The strongest winds will be from
  Kivalina to Point Hope. South of Kivalina winds will be 50 mph.

* WHEN...9 AM today to 6 AM Wednesday. The strongest winds and
  worst conditions will be on Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 90 mph will
  cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant
  drifting of the snow is likely.

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.

$$

AKZ209-200100-
/O.CON.PAFG.BZ.W.0010.180219T1800Z-180221T0900Z/
Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley-
Including Kotzebue, Selawik, and Noorvik
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKST TUESDAY
NIGHT...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions and high winds expected. Travel
  will be very dangerous to impossible. Damage to power lines is
  possible. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are
  expected. Winds gusting 50 to 60 mph.

* WHERE...Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley.

* WHEN...9 AM today to midnight Tuesday night. The strongest
  winds are expected Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 60 mph will
  cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant
  drifting of the snow is likely.

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.

$$

AKZ213-200100-
/O.CON.PAFG.BZ.W.0008.000000T0000Z-180221T0300Z/
St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast-
Including Gambell, Savoonga, Brevig Mission, Teller, Wales,
and Diomede
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions and high winds are occuring. Travel
  will be very dangerous to impossible. Snow accumulations of 4
  to 8 inches are expected. Freezing rain is possible. Winds
  will gusts as high as 90 mph.

* WHERE...St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast. The
  strongest winds are expected late tonight through Tuesday
  afternoon.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM Tuesday. The strongest winds are expected
  late tonight through Tuesday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds now gusting to 70 mph will increase
  to 90 mph by late tonight. This will likely cause damage to
  power lines and to buildings. Whiteout conditions in blowing
  snow will continue through Tuesday. Large snow drifts will
  form.

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.

$$

AKZ208-200100-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0008.180219T2100Z-180221T1500Z/
Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Noatak, Kiana, and Red Dog Mine
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM
AKST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow, blowing snow and local blizzard conditions
  expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Damage to power
  lines is possible. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches
  are expected.

* WHERE...Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys.

* WHEN...Noon today to 6 AM Wednesday. The strongest winds are
  expected Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will
  cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. This will make travel
very hazardous or impossible.

$$

AKZ210-200100-
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Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula-
Including Buckland, Deering, Candle, Council, Haycock,
Pilgrim Springs, Serpentine Hot Springs, and Taylor
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM
AKST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult
  travel conditions. Damage to power lines is possible. Total
  snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches expected.

* WHERE...Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula.

* WHEN...Noon today to 6 AM Wednesday. The strongest winds are
  expected Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will
  cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. This will make travel
very hazardous or impossible.

$$

AKZ211-200100-
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Southern Seward Peninsula Coast-
Including Nome, White Mountain, and Golovin
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow with local blizzard
  conditions expected. Travel will be very difficult to
  impossible. Total snow accumulations of 8 inches.

* WHERE...Southern Seward Peninsula Coast.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM Tuesday. Conditions will remain poor through
  Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will
  cause areas of blowing and drifting snow with low visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice are occurring. This will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. Strong winds are also possible.

$$

AKZ214-200100-
/O.CON.PAFG.WW.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-180220T0900Z/
Yukon Delta-
Including Mountain Village, Emmonak, Alakanuk, Kotlik,
Pilot Station, St Marys, Scammon Bay, Marshall, Nunam Iqua,
and Pitkas Point
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKST
TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow, blowing snow and freezing rain expected. Plan on
  difficult travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 2
  inches are expected. Ice accumulation of less than one tenth
  of an inch are expected.

* WHERE...Yukon Delta. The strongest winds are along the coast.

* WHEN...Until midnight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting 40 to 60 mph will cause
  areas of blowing and drifting snow with visibility one half
  mile or less at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for blowing snow means periods of
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties.

$$

AKZ215-200100-
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Lower Yukon Valley-
Including Russian Mission, Grayling, Holy Cross, Shageluk, Anvik,
and Flat
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM AKST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and freezing rain expected. Plan on difficult
  travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches
  are expected. Ice accumulation of less than one tenth of an
  inch are expected.

* WHERE...Lower Yukon Valley.

* WHEN...3 PM today to 6 AM Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will
  cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause travel difficulties.

$$

AKZ216-200100-
/O.CON.PAFG.WW.Y.0030.180220T0300Z-180220T1500Z/
Lower Koyukuk and Middle Yukon Valleys-
Including Galena, Nulato, Huslia, Kaltag, Ruby, and Koyukuk
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

* WHAT...Snow and freezing rain expected. Plan on difficult
  travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 4 inches are
  expected. Ice accumulation of less than one tenth of an inch
  are expected.

* WHERE...Lower Koyukuk and Middle Yukon Valleys.

* WHEN...6 PM today to 6 AM Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will
  cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause travel difficulties.

$$

AKZ227-200100-
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Upper Kuskokwim Valley-
Including McGrath, Nikolai, Takotna, and Farewell Lake
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 6 AM AKST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and freezing rain expected. Plan on difficult
  travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 4 inches are
  expected. Ice accumulation of one tenth of an inch are
  expected.

* WHERE...Upper Kuskokwim Valley.

* WHEN...Midnight to 6 AM Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 20 mph will
  cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause travel difficulties.

$$


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