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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
838 AM AKST Wed Mar 3 2021

AKZ211-040500-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.A.0004.210304T1800Z-210305T0900Z/
Southern Seward Peninsula Coast-
Including Nome, White Mountain, and Golovin
838 AM AKST Wed Mar 3 2021

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow with low visibility possible.
  Plan on difficult travel. Total snow accumulations of up to 3
  inches are possible. Winds gusting to 55 mph will cause
  blowing and drifting snow, reducing visibility to one quarter
  mile or less at times.

* WHERE...Southern Seward Peninsula Coast.

* WHEN...From Thursday morning through Thursday evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 55 mph will
  cause areas of blowing and drifting snow, reducing visibility
  to one quarter mile or less at times. Cold wind chills as low
  as 40 below zero will cause frostbite in as little as 10
  minutes to exposed skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

$$



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