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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
155 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

AKZ207-181500-
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CHUKCHI SEA COAST-
INCLUDING POINT HOPE, SHISHMAREF, KIVALINA, AND ESPENBERG
155 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...FROM KIVALINA NORTH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...TO 50 BELOW.

* TIMING...VERY COLD WIND CHILLS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  MORNING. WIND CHILLS WILL BECOME LESS SEVERE TOWARD WEDNESDAY
  MORNING AS WINDS DECREASE.

* IMPACTS...EXPOSED FLESH WILL FREEZE IN A SHORT TIME RESULTING
  IN FROSTBITE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT LOW WIND CHILLS WITH SUSTAINED
WIND SPEEDS OF 15 MPH OR MORE ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED. IF
OUTDOORS...COVER EXPOSED SKIN TO PREVENT FROSTBITE.

&&

$$

AKZ208-181500-
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LOWER KOBUK AND NOATAK VALLEYS-
INCLUDING NOATAK, KIANA, AND RED DOG MINE
155 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTH OF NOATAK.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...TO 50 BELOW.

* TIMING...VERY COLD WIND CHILLS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.
  WIND CHILLS WILL BECOME LESS SEVERE TOWARD WEDNESDAY MORNING AS
  WINDS DECREASE.

* IMPACTS...EXPOSED FLESH WILL FREEZE IN A SHORT TIME RESULTING
  IN FROSTBITE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT LOW WIND CHILLS WITH SUSTAINED
WIND SPEEDS OF 15 MPH OR MORE ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED. IF
OUTDOORS...COVER EXPOSED SKIN TO PREVENT FROSTBITE.

&&

$$

AKZ217-181500-
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UPPER KOBUK AND NOATAK VALLEYS-
INCLUDING AMBLER, SHUNGNAK, AND KOBUK
155 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTH OF AMBLER.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...TO 50 BELOW.

* TIMING...VERY COLD WIND CHILLS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE
  TONIGHT. WIND CHILLS WILL BECOME LESS SEVERE TOWARD WEDNESDAY
  MORNING AS WINDS DECREASE.

* IMPACTS...EXPOSED FLESH WILL FREEZE IN A SHORT TIME RESULTING
  IN FROSTBITE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT LOW WIND CHILLS WITH SUSTAINED
WIND SPEEDS OF 15 MPH OR MORE ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED. IF
OUTDOORS...COVER EXPOSED SKIN TO PREVENT FROSTBITE.

&&

$$



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