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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
933 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

AKZ209-281500-
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BALDWIN PENINSULA AND SELAWIK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...KOTZEBUE...SELAWIK...NOORVIK
933 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST SUNDAY...

A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST SUNDAY.

* VISIBILITY...NEAR ZERO IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

* SNOW...1 TO 2 INCHES ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.

* TIMING...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE AROUND
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH NOON SUNDAY. CONDITIONS
  WILL IMPROVE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS THE SNOW ENDS AND WINDS
  DECREASE.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITY WILL BE VERY POOR AND SNOW WILL
  ACCUMULATE INTO DRIFTS. WHITEOUT CONDITIONS SHOULD BE
  EXPECTED. TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE EXTREMELY
  DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS IN
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND VERY POOR VISIBILITIES ARE
OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

&&

$$

AKZ207-281500-
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CHUKCHI SEA COAST-
INCLUDING...POINT HOPE...SHISHMAREF...KIVALINA...ESPENBERG
933 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM AKST
SUNDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR LOCAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM AKST SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 55 MPH THIS EVENING...DIMINISHING AROUND NOON SUNDAY.

* SNOW...2 TO 4 INCHES ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.

* VISIBILITY...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO
  ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS IN SOME AREAS.

* TIMING...LOCAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN
  AROUND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH AROUND NOON
  SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...LOCALLY VERY POOR VISIBILITY CAN BE EXPECTED. SNOW
  WILL ACCUMULATE INTO DRIFTS. LOCAL WHITEOUT CONDITIONS CAN BE
  EXPECTED. 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.

&&

$$

AKZ208-281500-
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LOWER KOBUK AND NOATAK VALLEYS-
INCLUDING...NOATAK...KIANA...RED DOG MINE
933 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND LOCAL BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST SUNDAY.

* SNOW...WITH UP TO 6 INCHES ACCUMULATION.

* BLOWING SNOW...WILL CAUSE LOCAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS OVER
  HIGHER TERRAIN INCLUDING RED DOG MINE.

* WINDS...WILL BECOME SOUTH GUSTING TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS ARE NOW INCREASING AND BLOWING SNOW IS
  DEVELOPING. SNOW AND VERY STRONG WIND WILL DEVELOP AFTER
  MIDNIGHT CAUSING LOCAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP. THESE
  CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND THEN
  IMPROVE AS WINDS DECREASE.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITY WILL BE VERY POOR AND SNOW WILL
  ACCUMULATE INTO DRIFTS. WHITEOUT CONDITIONS SHOULD BE
  EXPECTED. 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.

&&

$$

AKZ210-281500-
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NORTHERN AND INTERIOR SEWARD PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...BUCKLAND...DEERING...CANDLE...COUNCIL...HAYCOCK...
PILGRIM SPRINGS...SERPENTINE HOT SPRINGS...TAYLOR
933 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST
SUNDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
NOON AKST SUNDAY.

* LOCATION...SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF THE INTERIOR SEWARD PENINSULA.

* SNOW...6 TO 10 INCHES SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

* TIMING...SNOW BEGINNING AROUND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH AROUND NOON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE INTO DRIFTS. TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR
  ACTIVITY WILL BE DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS ONE OR MORE SIGNIFICANT WINTER
WEATHER HAZARDS ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

&&

$$

AKZ211-281500-
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SOUTHERN SEWARD PENINSULA COAST-
INCLUDING...NOME...WHITE MOUNTAIN...GOLOVIN
933 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST
SUNDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
NOON AKST SUNDAY.

* SNOW...6 TO 8 INCHES ACCUMULATION.

* BLOWING SNOW...REDUCING VISIBILITY TO ONE HALF MILE OR LESS
  LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 40 TO 50 MPH THIS
  EVENING DIMINISHING EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPING LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH
  NOON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...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.

&&

$$

AKZ212-281500-
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EASTERN NORTON SOUND AND NULATO HILLS-
INCLUDING...UNALAKLEET...STEBBINS...ST MICHAEL...ELIM...KOYUK...
SHAKTOOLIK
933 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 AM AKST MONDAY.

* SNOW...WITH STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION 4 TO 8 INCHES...HEAVIEST
  IN THE NULATO HILLS.

* BLOWING SNOW...WILL CAUSE LOCAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...EAST GUSTING TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AROUND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. STRONG WINDS ARE NOW OCCURING
  AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. LOCAL BLIZZARD
  CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP AFTER MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  EARLY MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITY WILL BE VERY POOR AND SNOW WILL
  ACCUMULATE INTO DRIFTS. WHITEOUT CONDITIONS SHOULD BE
  EXPECTED. 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.

&&

$$

AKZ213-281500-
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ST LAWRENCE ISLAND AND BERING STRAIT COAST-
INCLUDING...GAMBELL...SAVOONGA...BREVIG MISSION...TELLER...
WALES...DIOMEDE
933 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR LOCAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST SUNDAY.

* LOCATION...BERING STRAIT COAST.

* SNOW...1 TO 3 INCHES ACCUMULATION.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH
  DIMINISHING TOWARDS MORNING.

* BLOWING SNOW...REDUCING VISIBILITY TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES IN
  BLIZZARD CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...LOCAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ON THE BERING STRAIT WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH MOST OF TONIGHT...ENDING TOWARDS MORNING.

* IMPACTS...A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT THERE IS A
  POTENTIAL FOR ONE OR MORE SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER HAZARDS.
  TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITY WILL BE DIFFICULT. WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS MAY OCCUR. SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE INTO DRIFTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS ONE OR MORE SIGNIFICANT WINTER
WEATHER HAZARDS ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

&&

$$

AKZ215-281500-
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LOWER YUKON VALLEY-
INCLUDING...RUSSIAN MISSION...GRAYLING...HOLY CROSS...SHAGELUK...
ANVIK...FLAT
933 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 AM AKST MONDAY.

* SNOW...AROUND 12 INCHES OVER THE NULATO HILLS AND 5 TO 8
  INCHES ELSEWHERE.

* FREEZING RAIN...WILL OCCUR SOUTH OF THE NULATO HILLS WITH UP
  TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION.

* WINDS...EAST GUSTING UP TO 30 MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW AND AREAS OF FREEZING RAIN ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN
  LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. GUSTY WINDS WILL
  CONTINUE TONIGHT...DECREASE ON SUNDAY THEN INCREASE AGAIN
  SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...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.

&&

$$

AKZ216-281500-
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LOWER KOYUKUK AND MIDDLE YUKON VALLEYS-
INCLUDING...GALENA...NULATO...HUSLIA...KALTAG...RUBY...KOYUKUK
933 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO
6 AM AKST MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM
SUNDAY TO 6 AM AKST MONDAY.

* SNOW...SNOW ACCUMULATION 8 TO 12 INCHES NEAR THE NULATO HILLS
  AND 4 TO 8 INCHES ELSEWHERE.

* FREEZING RAIN...WILL OCCUR IN SOME AREAS WITH UP TO ONE TENTH
  OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION.

* TIMING...SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...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.

&&

$$

AKZ214-281500-
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YUKON DELTA-
INCLUDING...MOUNTAIN VILLAGE...EMMONAK...ALAKANUK...KOTLIK...
PILOT STATION...ST MARYS...SCAMMON BAY...MARSHALL...NUNAM IQUA...
PITKAS POINT
933 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...AND FREEZING RAIN
...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST SUNDAY.

* SNOW...WITH ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES.

* FREEZING RAIN...WITH ICE ACCUMULATION UP TO ONE TENTH OF AN
  INCH.

* BLOWING SNOW...WITH VISIBILITY ONE HALF MILE OR LESS.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...AND FREEZING RAIN ARE NOW
  OCCURING ALONG WITH STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS. CONDITIONS WILL
  IMPROVE SUNDAY MORNING

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT. ICE ACCUMULATION ON POWER
  LINES MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT ONE OR MORE WINTER WEATHER
HAZARDS ARE EXPECTED TO CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

&&

$$



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