Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
1238 PM AKST Mon Nov 19 2018

AKZ221-222-225-200330-
Central Interior-Middle Tanana Valley-Denali-
Including Nenana, Anderson, Tanana, Minto, Manley Hot Springs,
Rampart, Lake Minchumina, Livengood, Fairbanks, Fort Wainwright,
Eielson AFB, Ester, North Pole, Moose Creek, Two Rivers, Fox,
Chatanika, Chena Hot Springs, Sourdough Camp, Healy,
Denali National Park, Carlo Creek, and Kantishna
1238 PM AKST Mon Nov 19 2018

...Freezing Rain Changing to Snow By Late Afternoon....

Freezing rain occurred at Nenana this morning, and in the
Fairbanks area between 9am and 10am this morning. Skies have
turned sunny in Fairbanks at noon today, but there are still
isolated showers with freezing rain that will occur this
afternoon. Any freezing rain that does occur this afternoon will
be spotty and cause just a trace of ice.

In Fairbanks, any possibility of freezing rain will end by 6pm
today. Snow is expected to develop in Fairbanks about 6pm and
continue tonight, with 1 to 2 inches of snow in Fairbanks tonight.
In the hills north and west of Fairbanks, snow will develop
between 3 and 6 pm, with up to 4 inches of snow overnight. Eielson
AFB and North Pole are expected to see less than an inch of snow
tonight.

A low pressure center and warm front moved north over Fairbanks
this morning bringing the freezing rain. A cold front that lies
just west of Nenana at noon today, will move east over Fairbanks
by this evening. This cold front will bring and end to any
possibility of freezing rain, and bring snow with it.



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JB


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