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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
452 AM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

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Yukon Delta-
Including Mountain Village, Emmonak, Alakanuk, Kotlik,
Pilot Station, St Marys, Scammon Bay, Marshall, Nunam Iqua,
and Pitkas Point
452 AM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has cancelled the
Winter Weather Advisory.



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AKZ211-240300-
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Southern Seward Peninsula Coast-
Including Nome, White Mountain, and Golovin
452 AM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow, and local blizzard conditions
which is in effect until 6 AM AKST Friday. The Winter Weather
Advisory is no longer in effect.

* SNOW...8 to 14 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility to one half mile or less.

* WINDS...East 20 to 30 mph gusting to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Snow, heavy at times will continue through Friday
  morning. Blowing snow will reduce visibility to one half mile
or less at times through Friday morning as winds continue.

* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. 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.

&&

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AKZ207-240300-
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Chukchi Sea Coast-
Including Point Hope, Shishmaref, Kivalina, and Espenberg
452 AM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKST TONIGHT...

* SNOW...7 to 14 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...reducing visibility to one quarter mile or less.

* WINDS...East at 30 to 45 mph gusting to 60 mph.

* TIMING...Conditions will deteriorate this morning to near
  whiteout then improve in the late evening as winds diminish.

* 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.

&&

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AKZ209-240300-
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Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley-
Including Kotzebue, Selawik, and Noorvik
452 AM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST FRIDAY...

* SNOW...with 4 to 9 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility to one quarter mile or less.

* WINDS...East to southeast 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* TIMING...Blizzard conditions will continue through Friday
  morning and then improve as snow and winds diminish.

* 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.

&&

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AKZ213-240300-
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St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast-
Including Gambell, Savoonga, Brevig Mission, Teller, Wales,
and Diomede
452 AM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST THIS EVENING...

* SNOW...5 to 10 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...reducing visibility to less than one quarter
  mile.

* WINDS...northeast to east 30 to 40 mph gusting near 60 mph.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...around 55 below.

* TIMING...Blizzard conditions continue through early this evening
  and will tonight as winds and snow diminish.


* 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.

&&

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AKZ208-240300-
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Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Noatak, Kiana, and Red Dog Mine
452 AM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST FRIDAY...

* SNOW...with 8 to 13 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...locally reducing visibility to one half mile or
  less at times.

* WINDS...East 10 to 20 mph gusting to 40 mph.

* WIND CHILL...to 40 below.

* TIMING...Snow heavy at times will continue through Friday
  evening.


* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. 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.

&&

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Upper Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Ambler, Shungnak, and Kobuk
452 AM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST FRIDAY...

* SNOW...with 8 to 18 inches.

* WINDS...East winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph.

* VISIBILITY...one half mile or less at times.

* TIMING...Snow heavy at times will continue through Friday
  evening.

* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. 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.

&&

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AKZ210-240300-
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Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula-
Including Buckland, Deering, Candle, Council, Haycock,
Pilgrim Springs, Serpentine Hot Springs, and Taylor
452 AM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST FRIDAY...

* SNOW...4 to 8 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility to one half mile or less at
  times.

* WINDS...East 15 to 25 mph gusting to 40 mph.

* TIMING...Snow heavy at times will continue through Friday
  morning.

* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. Travel and
  outdoor activities will be difficult.

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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AKZ212-240300-
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Eastern Norton Sound and Nulato Hills-
Including Unalakleet, Stebbins, St Michael, Elim, Koyuk,
and Shaktoolik
452 AM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST FRIDAY...

* SNOW...2 to 5 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility to one half mile or less.

* WINDS...East 20 to 30 mph gusting to 40 mph.

* TIMING...Snow heavy at times will continue through Friday
  morning.

* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. Travel and
  outdoor activities will be difficult.

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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AKZ216-240300-
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Lower Koyukuk and Middle Yukon Valleys-
Including Galena, Nulato, Huslia, Kaltag, Ruby, and Koyukuk
452 AM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST FRIDAY...

* SNOW...4 to 7 inches. Heaviest along the Nulato Hills.

* TIMING...Snow heavy at times will continue through noon Friday.

* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. Travel and
  outdoor activities will be difficult.

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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