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

AKZ028-161800-
/O.CON.PAJK.HW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170116T1800Z/
SOUTHERN INNER CHANNELS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KETCHIKAN...METLAKATLA
522 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM AKST THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATION...SOUTHERN INNER CHANNELS AND COMMUNITIES NEAR
  CLARENCE STRAIT.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH GUSTING TO AROUND 60
  MPH. PEAK WINDS OBSERVED SO FAR INCLUDE A GUST OF 59 MPH AT
  ANNETTE ISLAND AND A GUST OF 79 MPH AT LINCOLN ISLAND.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MID-MORNING MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...DOWNED TREES AND LIMBS MAY RESULT IN POWER FAILURES.
  LOOSE ITEMS WILL BECOME MISSILE HAZARDS. AIR TRAVEL WILL BE IMPAIRED.
  AIRCRAFT STORED OUTSIDE MAY REQUIRE EXTRA TIE-DOWNS. MOORED
  VESSELS MAY NEED TO HAVE LINES DOUBLED OR TRIPLED UP.

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 BY 9 AM AKST MONDAY OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

&&

$$

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

AKZ027-161800-
/O.CON.PAJK.HW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170116T2100Z/
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION COASTAL AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRAIG...KLAWOCK
522 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST TODAY...

* LOCATION...COASTAL LOCATIONS ALONG THE WESTERN SHORE OF PRINCE
  OF WALES ISLAND.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 25 TO 40 MPH GUSTING TO AROUND 60
  MPH. PEAK WINDS OBSERVED SO FAR INCLUDE SEVERAL GUSTS OF
  AROUND 60 MPH AT HYDABURG.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...DOWNED TREES AND LIMBS MAY RESULT IN POWER FAILURES.
  LOOSE ITEMS WILL BECOME MISSILE HAZARDS. AIR TRAVEL WILL BE IMPAIRED.
  AIRCRAFT STORED OUTSIDE MAY REQUIRE EXTRA TIE-DOWNS. MOORED
  VESSELS MAY NEED TO HAVE LINES DOUBLED OR TRIPLED UP.

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 BY NOON AKST MONDAY OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

&&

$$

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

AKZ018-161800-
/O.CON.PAJK.HW.W.0004.170116T2100Z-170117T0900Z/
TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SKAGWAY
522 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.
  LOOSE ITEMS WILL BECOME MISSILE HAZARDS. AIR TRAVEL WILL BE IMPAIRED.
  AIRCRAFT STORED OUTSIDE MAY REQUIRE EXTRA TIE-DOWNS. HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ON THE KLONDIKE HIGHWAY WILL BE SUBJECTED TO
  STRONG CROSSWINDS.


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 4 PM AKST MONDAY OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

&&

$$

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