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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
238 AM AKST Fri Jan 27 2023

AKZ209-280000-
/O.CON.PAFG.WW.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-230128T0000Z/
Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley-
Including Kotzebue, Selawik, and Noorvik
238 AM AKST Fri Jan 27 2023

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM AKST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow with low visibility expected.
  Visibility will be reduce to one half mile or less at times.
  Total snow accumulations of up to one inch. East winds gusting
  as high as 45 mph. Wind chills to 45 below.

* WHERE...Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 3 PM AKST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be difficult. Areas of blowing snow
  could significantly reduce visibility. Large snow drifts will
  form. The dangerously cold wind chills to 45 below zero could
  cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Cold wind chills are occuring now, and
  will continue through early Friday. East winds will increase
  tonight, with the strongest winds and lowest visibility in
  blowing snow developing after midnight tonight and continuing
  through Friday afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

&&

$$



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