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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
718 AM AKDT MON AUG 31 2015

AKZ101-111-121-125-131-135-145-171-010330-
ANCHORAGE-MATANUSKA VALLEY-WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
SOUTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-SUSITNA VALLEY-KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...
EKLUTNA...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON...KENAI...
SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...
GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS...VALDEZ...THOMPSON PASS...CORDOVA...
TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL...KODIAK CITY
718 AM AKDT MON AUG 31 2015

...GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST OVER SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA...

THE GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS DIMINISHED SOME OVERNIGHT BUT ARE
STRENGTHENING AGAIN THIS MORNING WITH MOST AREAS EXPECTING TO SEE
STRONGER WINDS THAN YESTERDAY. THESE WINDS SHOULD THEN BEGIN TO
DIMINISH TONIGHT WITH TUESDAY SEEING MUCH LOWER WINDS WITH THE
STRONG GUSTS RELEGATED TO THE MORE COMMON WINDY AREAS SUCH AS
SEWARD WHITTIER AND VALDEZ.

THESE GUSTY WINDS WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF BRANCHES BREAKING OFF
TREES AND POSSIBLY CAUSING SOME TREES TO BLOW OVER.

USE CAUTION AROUND CAMPFIRES AND BURN PILES AS THESE WINDS CAN
CAUSE FIRES TO SPREAD RAPIDLY.


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