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WWAK41 PAFC 071310
WSWAER

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
410 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

AKZ131-080215-
/O.EXT.PAFC.WC.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-161208T2100Z/
NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VALDEZ...THOMPSON PASS
410 AM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST THURSDAY
THROUGH THOMPSON PASS...

* LOCATION...THOMPSON PASS.

* WIND...NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH SUSTAINED WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

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

* TIMING...THROUGH THURSDAY NOON.

* 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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