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High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
941 AM AKDT Tue Oct 22 2019

AKZ101-231300-
/O.NEW.PAFC.HW.W.0008.191023T1100Z-191023T2000Z/
Anchorage-
Including the cities of Anchorage, Eagle River, Indian,
and Eklutna
941 AM AKDT Tue Oct 22 2019

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO NOON AKDT WEDNESDAY
ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM AND THE UPPER HILLSIDE...

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

* WHERE...Along Turnagain Arm, and the upper hillside above
  Hillside Drive.

* WHEN...From 3 AM to noon AKDT Wednesday.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds will increase across Turnagain Arm by
  3 AM AKDT tonight. For the upper hillside, winds will increase
  around 6 AM AKDT. Strong winds are expected to be above about
  2000 feet elevation (above Hillside Drive). Winds are expected
  to diminish around noon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People are urged to secure loose objects that could be blown
around or damaged by the wind. Prepare for the possibility of
widespread power outages. Use caution if you must drive.

&&

$$



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