Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
640 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

AKZ220>224-226-031500-
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-CENTRAL INTERIOR-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...
STEVENS VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...
CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT...NENANA...
ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...
LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...
EIELSON AFB...ESTER...NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...
FOX...CHATANIKA...CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP...SALCHA...
DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...HARDING/BIRCH LAKE...DRY CREEK...
DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...
NORTHWAY...ALCAN...CHICKEN...BOUNDARY...MENTASTA LAKE...
BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...TRIMS DOT CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...
MINERAL LAKE
640 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT...

SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT WITH UP TO 3 MORE INCHES OF
ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION BY NOON SATURDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL
OCCUR EAST OF FAIRBANKS.

NEARLY 6 INCHES OF SNOW HAS FALLEN IN AREAS AROUND FAIRBANKS AS
OF 6 PM FRIDAY.

GUSTY WEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH IN THE UPPER TANANA VALLEY ARE
CREATING DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. TRAVEL
THROUGHOUT THE AREA HAS BEEN DIFFICULT AS VEHICLES KICK UP THE
SNOW CREATING POOR VISIBILITY.

SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TO FLURRIES BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND END
EARLY SUNDAY.

DRIVERS SHOULD DRIVE WITH LIGHTS ON AT ALL TIMES...AND LEAVE EXTRA
ROOM BETWEEN VEHICLES TO COMPENSATE FOR POOR BRAKING CONDITIONS.

FOR THE LATEST WEATHER FORECASTS GO TO WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FAIRBANKS

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