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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

.A very strong storm in the Bering Sea will move north along the
the West Coast of Alaska today through Tuesday. This will bring
heavy snow, freezing rain, high winds, and blizzard conditions to
much of the West Coast of Alaska today through Tuesday night.
Winds as high as 50 mph can be expected along most of the coast.
Over St Lawrence Island, in the Bering Strait, and from Kivalina
to Cape Lisburne winds gusting to 90 mph are expected tonight and
Tuesday.

AKZ213-200100-
/O.CON.PAFG.BZ.W.0008.000000T0000Z-180221T0300Z/
St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast-
Including Gambell, Savoonga, Brevig Mission, Teller, Wales,
and Diomede
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions and high winds are occuring. Travel
  will be very dangerous to impossible. Snow accumulations of 4
  to 8 inches are expected. Freezing rain is possible. Winds
  will gusts as high as 90 mph.

* WHERE...St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast. The
  strongest winds are expected late tonight through Tuesday
  afternoon.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM Tuesday. The strongest winds are expected
  late tonight through Tuesday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds now gusting to 70 mph will increase
  to 90 mph by late tonight. This will likely cause damage to
  power lines and to buildings. Whiteout conditions in blowing
  snow will continue through Tuesday. Large snow drifts will
  form.

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 extremely dangerous.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

.A very strong storm in the Bering Sea will move north along the
the West Coast of Alaska today through Tuesday. This will bring
heavy snow, freezing rain, high winds, and blizzard conditions to
much of the West Coast of Alaska today through Tuesday night.
Winds as high as 50 mph can be expected along most of the coast.
Over St Lawrence Island, in the Bering Strait, and from Kivalina
to Cape Lisburne winds gusting to 90 mph are expected tonight and
Tuesday.

AKZ209-200100-
/O.CON.PAFG.BZ.W.0010.180219T1800Z-180221T0900Z/
Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley-
Including Kotzebue, Selawik, and Noorvik
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKST TUESDAY
NIGHT...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions and high winds expected. Travel
  will be very dangerous to impossible. Damage to power lines is
  possible. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are
  expected. Winds gusting 50 to 60 mph.

* WHERE...Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley.

* WHEN...9 AM today to midnight Tuesday night. The strongest
  winds are expected Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 60 mph will
  cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant
  drifting of the snow is likely.

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 extremely dangerous.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

.A very strong storm in the Bering Sea will move north along the
the West Coast of Alaska today through Tuesday. This will bring
heavy snow, freezing rain, high winds, and blizzard conditions to
much of the West Coast of Alaska today through Tuesday night.
Winds as high as 50 mph can be expected along most of the coast.
Over St Lawrence Island, in the Bering Strait, and from Kivalina
to Cape Lisburne winds gusting to 90 mph are expected tonight and
Tuesday.

AKZ207-200100-
/O.CON.PAFG.BZ.W.0010.180219T1800Z-180221T1500Z/
Chukchi Sea Coast-
Including Point Hope, Shishmaref, Kivalina, and Espenberg
706 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions, areas of freezing rain, and high
  winds expected. Travel will be very dangerous to impossible.
  Expect damage to power lines and homes as well. Total snow
  accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are expected. Winds will gust
  from 50 to 90 mph.

* WHERE...Chukchi Sea Coast. The strongest winds will be from
  Kivalina to Point Hope. South of Kivalina winds will be 50 mph.

* WHEN...9 AM today to 6 AM Wednesday. The strongest winds and
  worst conditions will be on Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 90 mph will
  cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant
  drifting of the snow is likely.

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 extremely dangerous.

$$

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