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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Juneau AK
337 AM AKST Tue Feb 27 2024

...HEAVY SNOW TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.An incoming front on Tuesday will bring a band of heavier snow
across the SE Outer Coast and Southern Panhandle. Heaviest
snowfall may be from Annette Island across Prince of Wales Island
to Baranof Island and up to Pelican. Snow is expected to start
out more dry and fluffy, but may become wetter across the extreme
south and outer coast as temperatures reach near or just above
freezing by Tuesday afternoon. Snow is expected to gradually
diminish late Tuesday night with snow showers lasting through
Wednesday.

AKZ330-332-272045-
/O.CON.PAJK.WS.W.0009.240227T1500Z-240228T1400Z/
Ketchikan Gateway Borough-Annette Island-
Including the cities of Ketchikan and Metlakatla
337 AM AKST Tue Feb 27 2024

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM AKST
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 9 to
  14 inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Ketchikan Gateway Borough and Annette Island.

* WHEN...Until 5 AM AKST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult. Areas of blowing snow
  could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow Heaviest snowfall will be from late
  morning into the evening with highest snow totals at
  Ketchikan. Annette Island could see a mix of rain and snow
  Tuesday afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water
with you in case of an emergency.

People are urged to prepare their property before the onset of
winter weather.

For the latest road conditions, where available, call 5 1 1 or
visit 511.alaska.gov.

&&

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