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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
848 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

AKZ018-170200-
/O.CON.PAJK.HW.W.0004.170116T2100Z-170117T0900Z/
TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SKAGWAY
848 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
MIDNIGHT AKST TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...NEAR SKAGWAY AND THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE
  KLONDIKE HIGHWAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 60
  MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE MID-DAY MONDAY AND PERSIST
  THROUGH MIDNIGHT MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE DIMINISHING OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...DOWNED TREES AND LIMBS MAY RESULT IN POWER FAILURES.
  AIR TRAVEL WILL BE IMPAIRED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED AT 5 PM AKST MONDAY OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

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