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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
324 PM AKST Mon Nov 18 2019

AKZ155-191500-
/O.EXT.PAFC.BZ.W.0006.191119T1200Z-191120T0000Z/
Kuskokwim Delta-
Including the cities of Bethel, Hooper Bay, and Nunivak Island
324 PM AKST Mon Nov 18 2019

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM AKST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Total snow accumulations of
  4 to 12 inches are expected. Winds of 35 to 45 mph, with gusts
  as high as 60 mph are expected. Blowing snow will cause
  visibilities to fall to one quarter mile or less.

* WHERE...Kuskokwim Delta, including Bethel. The worst
  conditions will be along the coast.

* WHEN...From 3 AM to 3 PM AKST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult. Areas of blowing snow
  will reduce visibility to near zero at times.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heavy snow and strong winds will develop
  quickly early Tuesday morning. The worst conditions are
  expected through the morning, with visibility slowly improving
  in the late afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected. 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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