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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
859 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

AKZ018-170200-
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TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SKAGWAY
859 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE KLONDIKE HIGHWAY INCLUDING
  WHITE PASS.

* SNOW...STORM TOTAL OF 12 TO 18 INCHES.

* WIND...25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES WITH WHITE OUT BLIZZARD
  CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON
  BEFORE DIMINISHING LATE MONDAY NIGHT. BLOWING SNOW WILL
  INCREASE IN INTENSITY THROUGH THE DAY AND PERSIST THROUGH EARLY
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DANGEROUS IN WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS IN
  VERY LOW VISIBILITY. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE
  KLONDIKE HIGHWAY. HEAVY SNOW WILL BE DIFFICULT TO MANAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WARNING MEANS THAT A WINTER STORM IS ALREADY OCCURRING OR
IMMINENT. THIS STORM COULD POSE A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY.

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED AT 5 PM AKST MONDAY OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

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