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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
532 AM AKST Wed Jan 18 2017

AKZ207>212-215>217-227-182100-
Chukchi Sea Coast-Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley-
Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula-
Southern Seward Peninsula Coast-
Eastern Norton Sound and Nulato Hills-Lower Yukon Valley-
Lower Koyukuk and Middle Yukon Valleys-
Upper Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-Upper Kuskokwim Valley-
Including Point Hope, Shishmaref, Kivalina, Espenberg, Noatak,
Kiana, Red Dog Mine, Kotzebue, Selawik, Noorvik, Buckland,
Deering, Candle, Council, Haycock, Pilgrim Springs,
Serpentine Hot Springs, Taylor, Nome, White Mountain, Golovin,
Unalakleet, Stebbins, St Michael, Elim, Koyuk, Shaktoolik,
Russian Mission, Grayling, Holy Cross, Shageluk, Anvik, Flat,
Galena, Nulato, Huslia, Kaltag, Ruby, Koyukuk, Ambler, Shungnak,
Kobuk, McGrath, Nikolai, Takotna, and Farewell Lake
532 AM AKST Wed Jan 18 2017

...Extreme Cold Over the West Coast and Western Interior of
Alaska...

Temperatures in the 40s and 50s below have developed over inland
valleys of the western Interior and West Coast of Alaska. Areas
of dense ice fog have formed in the Interior valley locations as
well. Coastal locations are generally in the 20s below.

These cold temperatures will continue through Thursday night in
most areas from Galena north. Clouds will spread to the area
south of Galena of Thursday causing a slight moderation of
temperatures south of Galena on Thursday.

Some low temperatures over the West Coast and Western Interior
this morning...

Ambler.........44 below.
Shungnak.......44 below.
Galena.........45 below.
Kaltag.........47 below.
McGrath........51 below.
Huslia.........51 below.
Nicolai........51 below.


$$

JB



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