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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
444 AM AKST Wed Feb 22 2017

AKZ203-230300-
/O.EXT.PAFG.WC.Y.0024.170222T1344Z-170224T0300Z/
Central Beaufort Sea Coast-
Including Nuiqsut, Prudhoe Bay, Alpine, Deadhorse, and Kuparuk
444 AM AKST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST THURSDAY...

* WIND CHILL VALUES...around 55 below.

* TIMING...Low Wind chill values this morning will improve some
  this afternoon as temperatures rise but will drop again tonight
  as temperatures drop.


* 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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AKZ204-230300-
/O.EXT.PAFG.WC.Y.0024.170222T1344Z-170224T0300Z/
Eastern Beaufort Sea Coast-
Including Kaktovik and Flaxman Island
444 AM AKST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST THURSDAY...

* WIND CHILL VALUES...around 55 below.

* TIMING...Low Wind chill values this morning will improve some
  this afternoon as temperatures rise but will drop again tonight
  as temperatures drop.

* 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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AKZ201-230300-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0000Z/
Western Arctic Coast-
Including Wainwright, Atqasuk, Point Lay, and Cape Lisburne
444 AM AKST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* WIND...East Winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 60 mph with
  strongest gusts near Cape Lisburne.

* VISIBILITY...One half mile or less at times.

* SNOW...4 to 6 inches.

* WIND CHILL...around 55 below.

* TIMING...Winds and snow will increase Thursday afternoon and
  will continue through Friday afternoon reducing visibility to
  one half mile or less at times.

* IMPACTS...Travel and outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means that there is a potential for one or
more significant winter weather hazards.

&&

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