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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
322 PM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

AKZ213-240130-
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St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast-
Including Gambell, Savoonga, Brevig Mission, Teller, Wales,
and Diomede
322 PM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has cancelled the
Blizzard Warning.

$$

AKZ208-240900-
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Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Noatak, Kiana, and Red Dog Mine
322 PM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST SUNDAY...

* SNOW...5 to 13 inches.

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

* WINDS...East 10 to 20 mph gusting to 35 mph, diminishing
  overnight.

* TIMING...Heavy snow will diminish during the day Friday. Another
  weather system will bring another round of heavy snow to the
  area Friday night into Saturday.

* 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.

&&

$$

AKZ211-240900-
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Southern Seward Peninsula Coast-
Including Nome, White Mountain, and Golovin
322 PM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

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

* SNOW...Additional 3 to 7 inches.

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

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

* TIMING...Snow will diminish toward morning then increase again
  Friday night as another weather system moves into the area.

* 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.

&&

$$

AKZ217-240900-
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Upper Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Ambler, Shungnak, and Kobuk
322 PM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST SUNDAY...

* 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...Heavy snow will diminish during the day Friday. Another
  weather system will bring another round of heavy snow to the
  area Friday night into Saturday.

* 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.

&&

$$

AKZ207-240900-
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Chukchi Sea Coast-
Including Point Hope, Shishmaref, Kivalina, and Espenberg
322 PM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

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

* SNOW...2 to 4 inches.

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

* WINDS...East at 15 to 25 mph gusting to 35 mph.

* TIMING...Conditions will improve slowly through the evening.

* 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.

&&

$$

AKZ209-240900-
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Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley-
Including Kotzebue, Selawik, and Noorvik
322 PM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

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

* SNOW...2 to 4 inches.

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

* WINDS...East to southeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* TIMING...Conditions will slowly improve overnight as the 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.

&&

$$

AKZ210-240900-
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Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula-
Including Buckland, Deering, Candle, Council, Haycock,
Pilgrim Springs, Serpentine Hot Springs, and Taylor
322 PM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

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

* SNOW...1 to 3 inches.

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

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

* TIMING...Conditions will improve overnight as winds and snow
  diminish.

* 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.

&&

$$

AKZ212-240900-
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Eastern Norton Sound and Nulato Hills-
Including Unalakleet, Stebbins, St Michael, Elim, Koyuk,
and Shaktoolik
322 PM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

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

* SNOW...1 to 3 inches.

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

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

* TIMING...Conditions will improve overnight as the winds and snow
  diminish.

* 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.

&&

$$

AKZ216-240900-
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Lower Koyukuk and Middle Yukon Valleys-
Including Galena, Nulato, Huslia, Kaltag, Ruby, and Koyukuk
322 PM AKST Thu Feb 23 2017

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

* SNOW...1 to 3 inches. Heaviest along the Nulato Hills.

* TIMING...Snow will diminish overnight.

* 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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