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WWAK71 PAFC 280001
NPWAER

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
401 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...UNUSUALLY STRONG LATE SUMMER WINDSTORM...

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE ORIGINATING IN THE ARCTIC WILL
DIVE SOUTHWARD ACROSS SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA BY LATE TONIGHT. THIS
WILL LEAD TO STRONG WINDS...ESPECIALLY THROUGH MOUNTAIN GAPS. SOME
OF THE HIGHEST WINDS WILL BE FELT FROM VALDEZ UP THROUGH THOMPSON
PASS AS WELL AS NEAR SEWARD AND WHITTIER. SINCE TREES STILL HAVE
LEAVES ON THEM THEY WILL BE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO DAMAGE FROM HIGH
WINDS.

AKZ125-281330-
/O.CON.PAFC.HW.W.0004.150828T0600Z-150828T1800Z/
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...
MOOSE PASS
401 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM AKDT FRIDAY FOR WHITTIER AND SEWARD...

* LOCATION...SEWARD AND WHITTIER.

* WIND...SEWARD...NORTH WINDS 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.
  WHITTIER...WEST WINDS 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL RAPIDLY INCREASE THURSDAY EVENING AND PEAK
  LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT. TREES AND POWER LINES MAY
  BE BLOWN OVER. LOOSE DEBRIS CAN BE MOVED AND DAMAGE PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. PEOPLE ARE URGED TO SECURE LOOSE OBJECTS THAT COULD
BE BLOWN AROUND OR DAMAGED BY THE WIND.

&&

$$

AKZ131-281330-
/O.CON.PAFC.HW.W.0004.150828T0600Z-150828T1800Z/
NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VALDEZ...THOMPSON PASS
401 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM AKDT FRIDAY...

* WIND...IN TOWN...NORTHEAST WINDS 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  60 MPH. THROUGH THOMPSON PASS...NORTHEAST WINDS 40 TO 55 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 70 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL RAPIDLY INCREASE THURSDAY EVENING AND PEAK
  LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT. TREES AND POWER LINES MAY
  BE BLOWN OVER. LOOSE DEBRIS CAN BE MOVED AND DAMAGE PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. PEOPLE ARE URGED TO SECURE LOOSE OBJECTS THAT COULD
BE BLOWN AROUND OR DAMAGED BY THE WIND.

&&

$$



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