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High Wind Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
Issued by National Weather Service Juneau AK
330 PM AKDT Wed Oct 27 2021

AKZ101-281300-
/O.CON.PAFC.HW.A.0009.211030T0600Z-211031T1500Z/
Anchorage-
Including the cities of Anchorage, Eagle River, Indian,
and Eklutna
330 PM AKDT Wed Oct 27 2021

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING FOR TURNAGAIN ARM AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS...

* WHAT...East winds 40 to 60 mph with gusts up to 80 mph
  possible.

* WHERE...Turnagain Arm and Higher Elevations.

* WHEN...From Friday evening through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...High winds could move loose debris, damage property,
  and cause power outages. Travel could be difficult, especially
  for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Rain is also likely along with the high
  winds, making for difficult travel along the Seward Highway.
  There is significant uncertainty as to how far down in elevation
  the stronger winds will get into Anchorage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A high wind watch means there is potential for a hazardous high
wind event. Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates
on this situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a
safe location prior to the onset of winds..

&&

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