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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
515 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

AKZ019-292100-
/X.CON.PAJK.WS.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150129T2100Z/
HAINES BOROUGH AND LYNN CANAL-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...HAINES
515 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST TODAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
AKST TODAY.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING...AND
  THEN DISSIPATE BY MIDDAY.

* SNOW...10 INCHES HAS BEEN REPORTED ALONG THE HAINES HIGHWAY AS
  OF 4 AM THURSDAY MORNING. 6 INCHES HAS BEEN MEASURED AS OF 730
  PM WEDNESDAY EVENING IN DOWNTOWN HAINES. STORM TOTAL
  ACCUMULATION OF 9 TO 13 INCHES IS EXPECTED.

* MAIN IMPACT...ACCUMULATING WET SNOW WILL MAKE SNOW REMOVAL AND
  DRIVING DIFFICULT.

* OTHER IMPACTS...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES
  BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES. DRIVING WILL BE HAZARDOUS.

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 BY 12 PM AKST THURSDAY OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

&&

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AKZ018-292100-
/X.CON.PAJK.WW.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-150129T2100Z/
TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SKAGWAY
515 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

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

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
AKST TODAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS MORNING NEAR WHITE PASS.

* SNOW...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO 9 INCHES IS EXPECTED.
  SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF SNOW WILL OCCUR.

* MAIN IMPACT...SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF SNOW DUE TO STRONG WINDS
  WILL IMPACT ROAD TRAVEL.

* OTHER IMPACTS...AS TEMPERATURES WARM TODAY...SNOW WILL
  BECOME WETTER AND HEAVIER AND WILL MAKE SNOW REMOVAL
  DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ADVISORY MEANS THAT A POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS EVENT IS ALREADY
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 12 PM AKST THURSDAY OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

&&

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