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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
919 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

AKZ161-270730-
/O.NEW.PAFC.WW.Y.0003.150127T0300Z-150127T1800Z/
BRISTOL BAY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KING SALMON...DILLINGHAM...NAKNEK...
PILOT POINT
919 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IN EFFECT
FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM AKST TUESDAY NORTH AND WEST OF
KING SALMON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM AKST TUESDAY.

* LOCATION...AREAS NORTH AND WEST OF KING SALMON INCLUDING
  DILLINGHAM AND KOLIGANEK.

* SNOW...5 TO 8 INCHES.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* WIND...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...MODERATE SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL THIS EVENING AND BE
  ACCOMPANIED BY GUSTY WINDS WHICH WILL LIMIT VISIBILITIES. BOTH
  WINDS AND SNOW WILL BEGIN TO TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT. VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED
  IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

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AKZ155-262100-
/O.CON.PAFC.WC.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150126T2100Z/
KUSKOKWIM DELTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BETHEL...HOOPER BAY...NUNIVAK ISLAND
919 AM AKST MON JAN 26 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST TODAY...

* WIND...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...40 TO 50 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...WIND CHILLS WILL DIMINISH DURING THE DAY TODAY AS
  TEMPERATURES INCREASE.

* IMPACTS...INCREASED RISK OF HYPOTHERMIA AND FROSTBITE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROSTBITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

&&

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