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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
547 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

AKZ018-171600-
/O.EXP.PAJK.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170117T1500Z/
TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SKAGWAY
547 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 6 AM AKST EARLY THIS MORNING...

THE STRONG SOUTHERLY PRESSURE GRADIENT THAT PRODUCED BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS HAS DIMINISHED SIGNIFICANTLY OVERNIGHT. HIGH WINDS
STRONG ENOUGH TO PRODUCE BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES TO 1/4
MILE OR LESS HAVE SUBSIDED. STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WITH GUSTS TO
50 MPH WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID MORNING HOWEVER VISIBILITIES ARE
EXPECTED TO REMAIN 1/2 MILE OR MORE.

WIND SPEEDS OF 70 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 80 MPH WERE REPORTED OVERNIGHT
NEAR WHITE PASS.

THIS WILL BE THE FINAL STATEMENT ON THIS EVENT.


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