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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
912 PM AKST Sun Feb 28 2021

AKZ155-011200-
/O.UPG.PAFC.WW.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-210301T1500Z/
/O.NEW.PAFC.BZ.W.0005.210301T0612Z-210301T1200Z/
Kuskokwim Delta-
Including the cities of Bethel, Hooper Bay, and Nunivak Island
912 PM AKST Sun Feb 28 2021

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM AKST MONDAY FOR THE
KUSKOKWIM DELTA COAST...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions occurring. Additional snow
  accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Kuskokwim Delta Coast.

* WHEN...Until 3 AM AKST Monday.

* IMPACTS...Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce
  visibility to one quarter mile or less. The dangerously cold
  wind chills as low as 35 below zero could cause frostbite on
  exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds will peak around or shortly after
  midnight as a front approaches the Southwest Mainland coast.
  Visibilities will slowly improve as winds slowly diminish
  through Monday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions, making travel very hazardous. If you must travel,
have a winter survival kit with you.If you get stranded, stay
with your vehicle.

&&

$$

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