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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
315 PM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014

AKZ206-030715-
/O.NEW.PAFG.BZ.W.0012.140903T0800Z-140904T0800Z/
NORTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING...ANAKTUVUK PASS...ATIGUN PASS...GALBRAITH LAKE...
SAGWON...FRANKLIN BLUFFS
315 PM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT
AKDT WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT
AKDT WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATION...MAINLY ABOVE 1000 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...NEAR ZERO IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* WINDS...WEST 35 TO 50 MPH.

* SNOW...5 TO 10 INCHES...HIGHEST EAST OF THE DALTON HIGHWAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TONIGHT AND INCREASE WEDNESDAY
  MORNING...THEN TAPER OFF WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WINDS WILL INCREASE
  AFTER MIDNIGHT AND REMAIN STRONG THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITY WILL BE VERY POOR AND SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE
  INTO DRIFTS. WHITEOUT CONDITIONS SHOULD BE EXPECTED. TRAVEL AND
  OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS IN
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND VERY POOR VISIBILITIES ARE
OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

&&

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JL SEP 14

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