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Dense Smoke Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
947 AM AKDT Wed Jun 26 2019

AKZ125-270700-
/O.NEW.PAFC.SM.Y.0001.190626T1747Z-190628T0200Z/
Western Prince William Sound-
Including the cities of Whittier, Seward, Girdwood,
and Moose Pass
947 AM AKDT Wed Jun 26 2019

...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKDT THURSDAY FOR THE
INTERIOR KENAI PENINSULA...

The National Weather Service in Anchorage has issued a Dense
Smoke Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM AKDT Thursday.

* LOCATION...Interior Kenai Peninsula.

* SMOKE...Dense smoke from the Swan Lake fire has drifted
  southeastward across the interior Kenai Peninsula, including in
  the vicinity of the Seward Highway and Sterling Highway
  junction. Visibilities may be reduced to one quarter mile or
  less at times. There may be some improvement in visibility
  during the afternoon and evening hours, but winds for the next
  couple days will continue to transport smoke over this same
  area.

* TIMING...Through Thursday afternoon, though there is potential
  for dense smoke to persist all the way through the weekend.

* IMPACTS...Travel may be difficult due to low visibility.
  Persons with respiratory problems may have difficulty breathing
  when outside.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A dense smoke advisory means widespread fires will create smoke,
limiting visibilities. If driving,  Slow down, use your
headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case a
sudden stop is needed. For the latest road conditions call 5 1 1
or visit 511.alaska.gov.

&&

$$



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