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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
447 AM AKST Fri Feb 24 2017

AKZ212-250300-
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Eastern Norton Sound and Nulato Hills-
Including Unalakleet, Stebbins, St Michael, Elim, Koyuk,
and Shaktoolik
447 AM AKST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow, and local blizzard conditions
which is in effect until 6 AM AKST Sunday.


* LOCATION...North of Unalakleet.

* SNOW...Total snow accumulation 8 to 18 inches through Sunday
  morning.

* BLOWING SNOW...locally reducing visibility to one half mile or
  less at times.

* WINDS...East 15 to 30 mph gusting to 45 mph, diminishing
  overnight.

* TIMING...Snow heavy at times will continue through Sunday
  morning. The strongest winds and lowest visibilities are
  expected Saturday.


* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. Travel and
  outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means one or more significant winter
weather hazards are occurring or expected.

&&

$$

AKZ213-250300-
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St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast-
Including Gambell, Savoonga, Brevig Mission, Teller, Wales,
and Diomede
447 AM AKST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow, and local blizzard conditions
which is in effect until 6 AM AKST Sunday.


* SNOW...Total snow accumulation 6 to 12 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...locally reducing visibility to one half mile or
  less at times.

* WINDS...East 25 to 35 mph gusting to 55 mph. The strongest winds
  and lowest visibilities are expected Saturday.


* TIMING...Snow heavy at times will continue through Sunday
  morning. The strongest winds and lowest visibilities are
  expected Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. Travel and
  outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means one or more significant winter
weather hazards are occurring or expected.

&&

$$

AKZ208-250300-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170226T1500Z/
Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Noatak, Kiana, and Red Dog Mine
447 AM AKST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
SUNDAY...

* SNOW...Total snow accumulation 5 to 13 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...locally reducing visibility to one half mile or
  less at times.

* WINDS...East 10 to 20 mph gusting to 35 mph, diminishing
  overnight.

* TIMING...Heavy snow will diminish Friday afternoon. Snow and
  winds will increase Friday night and continue Saturday before
  diminishing Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. Travel and
  outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means one or more significant winter
weather hazards are occurring or expected.

&&

$$

AKZ211-250300-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170226T0300Z/
Southern Seward Peninsula Coast-
Including Nome, White Mountain, and Golovin
447 AM AKST Fri Feb 24 2017

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

* SNOW...Additional 3 to 7 inches through Saturday morning.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility to one half mile or less.

* WINDS...East 15 to 25 with gusts 35 mph.

* TIMING...Snow will diminish this morning and then increase again
  tonight as another weather system moves into the area.

* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. Travel and
  outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means one or more significant winter
weather hazards are occurring or expected.

&&

$$

AKZ217-250300-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170226T1500Z/
Upper Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Ambler, Shungnak, and Kobuk
447 AM AKST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
SUNDAY...

* SNOW...with 8 to 18 inches.

* TIMING...Heavy snow will diminish during the day Friday. Another
  weather system will bring another round of heavy snow to the
  area Friday night into Saturday before diminishing Sunday
  morning.


* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. Travel and
  outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means one or more significant winter
weather hazards are occurring or expected.

&&

$$

AKZ214-250300-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WW.Y.0034.170225T1500Z-170226T1500Z/
Yukon Delta-
Including Mountain Village, Emmonak, Alakanuk, Kotlik,
Pilot Station, St Marys, Scammon Bay, Marshall, Nunam Iqua,
and Pitkas Point
447 AM AKST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO 6 AM
AKST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and blowing which is in effect from 6
AM Saturday to 6 AM AKST Sunday.

* WINDS...East winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

*VISIBILITY...One half mile or less at times.

* SNOW...4 to 7 inches.

* TIMING...Snow and winds will increase Saturday morning and
  continue through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Visibility will be greatly reduced and snow will
  accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions may occur. Travel
  and outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that one or more winter weather
hazards are expected to cause travel difficulties.

&&

$$

AKZ215-250300-
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Lower Yukon Valley-
Including Russian Mission, Grayling, Holy Cross, Shageluk, Anvik,
and Flat
447 AM AKST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO 6 AM
AKST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from 6 AM Saturday
to 6 AM AKST Sunday.

* SNOW...4 to 7 inches with heaviest accumulations in the nulato
  hills.

* TIMING...Snow will increase Saturday morning and continue
  through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. Travel and outdoor
  activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that one or more winter weather
hazards are expected to cause travel difficulties.

&&

$$

AKZ207-250300-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WS.A.0005.170225T1500Z-170226T1500Z/
Chukchi Sea Coast-
Including Point Hope, Shishmaref, Kivalina, and Espenberg
447 AM AKST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Winter
Storm Watch which is in effect from Saturday morning through late
Saturday night.

* LOCATION...North of Cape Krusenstern

* SNOW...6 to 12 inches.

* WINDS...Southeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* VISIBILITY...One half mile or less at times.

* TIMING...Snow and winds will increase Saturday morning and will
  continue through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Travel and outdoor activities will be difficult.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means that there is a potential for one or
more significant winter weather hazards.

&&

$$

AKZ209-250300-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WS.A.0005.170225T1500Z-170226T1500Z/
Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley-
Including Kotzebue, Selawik, and Noorvik
447 AM AKST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Winter
Storm Watch which is in effect from Saturday morning through late
Saturday night.

* SNOW...6 to 10 inches.

* WINDS...Southeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* VISIBILITY...One half mile or less at times.

* TIMING...Snow and winds will increase Saturday afternoon and
  continue through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Travel and outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means that there is a potential for one or
more significant winter weather hazards.

&&

$$

AKZ210-250300-
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Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula-
Including Buckland, Deering, Candle, Council, Haycock,
Pilgrim Springs, Serpentine Hot Springs, and Taylor
447 AM AKST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Winter
Storm Watch which is in effect from Saturday morning through late
Saturday night.

* LOCATION...South of Buckland

* SNOW...6 to 12 inches.

* WINDS...Southeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* VISIBILITY...One half mile or less at times.

* TIMING...Snow and winds will increase Saturday morning and
  continue through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Travel and outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means that there is a potential for one or
more significant winter weather hazards.

&&

$$

AKZ216-250300-
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Lower Koyukuk and Middle Yukon Valleys-
Including Galena, Nulato, Huslia, Kaltag, Ruby, and Koyukuk
447 AM AKST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Winter
Storm Watch which is in effect from Saturday morning through
Sunday morning.

* SNOW...4 to 7 inches.

* TIMING...Snow will increase Saturday and continue through Sunday
  morning.

* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. Travel and outdoor
  activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means that there is a potential for one or
more significant winter weather hazards.

&&

$$



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