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WWAK42 PAFC 230859
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1159 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

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ALASKA PENINSULA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLD BAY...SAND POINT
1159 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT MIDNIGHT AKST TONIGHT...

SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY TRANSITION TO RAIN FROM WEST TO EAST
EARLY THIS MORNING. GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 55 MPH WILL STILL BE
COMMON THROUGH MUCH OF THE EARLY MORINING HOURS WHICH WILL ALLOW
BLOWING SNOW CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE FOR AREAS STILL SEEING SNOW.
VISIBILITIES WILL LIKELY RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 MILES BUT COULD DROP AS
LOW AS 1 MILE AT TIMES.

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AKZ195-231700-
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PRIBILOF ISLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SAINT PAUL
1159 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM AKST MONDAY...

* SNOW...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* VISIBILITY...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* WIND...EAST TO NORTHEAST 45 TO 60 MPH. GUSTS AS HIGH AS 70 MPH
  THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WITH STRONG EAST TO
  NORTHEAST WINDS WILL LEAD TO WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS. CONDITIONS
  WILL BEGIN TO IMPROVE AT SAINT GEORGE BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING
  AS WARMER AIR ARRIVES...HOWEVER SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL
  CONTINUE TO CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. NEAR SAINT PAUL...
  BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON
  BEFORE PRECIPITATION DIMINISHES IN INTENSITY AND WINDS BEGIN
  TO WEAKEN.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW
  WILL PRODUCE WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY
  DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITE-OUT
CONDITIONS... MAKING TRAVEL VERY DIFFICULT. ALL TRAVEL AND
OUTDOOR ACTIVITY IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED.

&&

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AKZ161-231700-
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BRISTOL BAY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KING SALMON...DILLINGHAM...NAKNEK...
PILOT POINT
1159 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO
3 AM AKST TUESDAY NORTH AND WEST OF KING SALMON...

* LOCATION...NORTH AND WEST OF KING SALMON.

* SNOW...ACCUMULATION 3 TO 7 INCHES.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO ONE-HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* WIND...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS AS HIGH AS 45 MPH ON
  MONDAY.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOWFALL AND GUSTY NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL
  DEVELOP OVER WESTERN BRISTOL BAY ON MONDAY MORNING...CREATING
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOW AND STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR FROM THE LATE
  MORNING INTO THE EVENING HOURS MONDAY BEFORE BEGINNING TO
  DIMINISH LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT. VISIBILITIES WILL BE
  LIMITED IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING... ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

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AKZ155-231500-
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KUSKOKWIM DELTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BETHEL...HOOPER BAY...NUNIVAK ISLAND
1159 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST MONDAY...

* WIND...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...40 BELOW TO 55 BELOW.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE THROUGH THIS EVENING.
  THIS WILL COMBINE WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO PRODUCE VERY LOW
  WIND CHILL VALUES THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES
  WILL SLOWLY WARM OVERNIGHT WITH WIND CHILL VALUES CLIMBING
  ABOVE 40 BELOW MONDAY MORNING.

* 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 LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

&&

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