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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
427 AM AKST Mon Feb 27 2017

AKZ204-280300-
/O.CON.PAFG.BZ.W.0009.170228T0900Z-170301T2100Z/
Eastern Beaufort Sea Coast-
Including Kaktovik and Flaxman Island
427 AM AKST Mon Feb 27 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON AKST WEDNESDAY...

* VISIBILITY...Blowing snow reducing visibility to one quarter
  mile or less at times.

* WINDS...West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

* SNOW...1 to 2 inches.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...50 to 59 below.

* TIMING...Snow and winds will increase this evening with
  blizzard conditions developing around midnight and continuing
  through Noon Wednesday.

* 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 Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions in
blowing snow with strong winds and very poor visibilities are
occurring or expected.

&&

$$

AKZ203-280300-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WW.Y.0037.170228T0900Z-170301T2100Z/
Central Beaufort Sea Coast-
Including Nuiqsut, Prudhoe Bay, Alpine, Deadhorse, and Kuparuk
427 AM AKST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON AKST WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for wind chill which is in effect from midnight
tonight to noon AKST Wednesday.

* WIND CHILL...50 to 59 Below.

* TIMING...Falling temperatures combined with increasing winds
  this evening will produce low wind chills beginning around
  midnight tonight. The low wind chill values will continue
  through noon on Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Exposed flesh will freeze in a short time resulting in
  frostbite.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that one or more winter weather
hazards are expected to cause travel difficulties.

&&

$$

AKZ206-280300-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WW.Y.0037.170228T0900Z-170301T2100Z/
Northeastern Brooks Range-
Including Anaktuvuk Pass, Atigun Pass, Galbraith Lake, Sagwon,
and Franklin Bluffs
427 AM AKST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON AKST WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for wind chill which is in effect from midnight
tonight to noon AKST Wednesday.

* WIND CHILL...50 to 59 Below.

* TIMING...Falling temperatures combined with increasing winds
  this evening will produce low wind chills beginning around
  midnight tonight. The low wind chill values will continue
  through noon on Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Exposed flesh will freeze in a short time resulting in
  frostbite.

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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