Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
144 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

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YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING FORT YUKON, VENETIE, CENTRAL, CIRCLE, STEVENS VILLAGE,
BEAVER, CHALKYITSIK, BIRCH CREEK, CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS,
EAGLE SUMMIT, AND TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
144 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKST
TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...OVER STEESE HIGHWAY SUMMIT.

* WIND CHILLS...TO 55 BELOW.

* BLOWING SNOW...WILL CAUSE HEAVY DRIFTING SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW HAS NOW TAPERED OFF HOWEVER COLD WINDS CHILLS AND
  DRIFTING SNOW OVER HIGHWAY SUMMITS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE
  THIS EVENING. CONDITIONS WILL BECOME LESS SEVERE LATE THIS
  EVENING AS WINDS DECREASE.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE INTO DRIFTS. TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR
  ACTIVITIES WILL BE DIFFICULT. EXPOSED FLESH WILL FREEZE IN A
  SHORT TIME RESULTING IN FROSTBITE.

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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SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING ARCTIC VILLAGE, WISEMAN, COLDFOOT, CHANDALAR DOT CAMP,
AND INIAKUK LAKE
144 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

* WIND CHILL VALUES...TO 50 BELOW.

* TIMING...COLD WIND CHILLS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  MORNING. WIND CHILLS WILL BECOME LESS SEVERE 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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DENALI-
INCLUDING HEALY, DENALI NATIONAL PARK, CARLO CREEK, AND KANTISHNA
144 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...IN PASSES SOUTH OF CARLO CREEK.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...TO 40 BELOW.

* TIMING...VERY COLD WIND CHILLS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH NOON
  WEDNESDAY.

* 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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EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING MENTASTA LAKE, BLACK RAPIDS, DONNELLY DOME,
TRIMS DOT CAMP, EAGLE TRAIL, AND MINERAL LAKE
144 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...IN PASSES SOUTH OF TRIMS DOT CAMP.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...TO 40 BELOW.

* TIMING...VERY COLD WIND CHILLS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH NOON WEDNESDAY.

* 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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