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WWAK41 PAFC 180805
WSWAER

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1105 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

AKZ131-190100-
/O.EXT.PAFC.WW.Y.0003.170118T0805Z-170120T1200Z/
NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VALDEZ...THOMPSON PASS
1105 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3
AM AKST FRIDAY FOR THOMPSON PASS...

* LOCATION...THOMPSON PASS.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN BLOWING SNOW.

* WIND...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 35 TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON. WIND WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH BEGINNING THU
  EVENING.

* TIMING...VISIBILITY REDUCTION IN BLOWING SNOW WILL BEGIN BY
  MIDDAY WEDNESDAY AND IMPROVE EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVELING THROUGH THOMPSON PASS WILL BE DIFFICULT AT
  TIMES IN BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO
STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...
ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

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AKZ145-190100-
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SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
1105 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST
THURSDAY FOR BROAD PASS...

* LOCATION...BROAD PASS.

* WIND...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...35 BELOW TO 45 BELOW.

* TIMING...VERY COLD WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY
  MORNING. WINDS WILL DIMINISH TO LESS THAN 15 MPH AROUND NOON
  THURSDAY.

* 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 HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

&&

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