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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
344 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

AKZ213-190000-
/O.NEW.PAFG.BZ.W.0020.150418T2000Z-150419T1400Z/
ST LAWRENCE ISLAND AND BERING STRAIT COAST-
INCLUDING...GAMBELL...SAVOONGA...BREVIG MISSION...TELLER...
WALES...DIOMEDE
344 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM AKDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM AKDT SUNDAY.

* VISIBILITY...NEAR ZERO IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 55 MPH DEVELOPING BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW...STORM TOTAL SNOW 6 TO 8 INCHES

* TIMING...SNOW HEAVY AT TIMES WILL BEGIN ON ST LAWRENCE ISLAND
  EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND ALONG THE BERING STRAIT COAST BY THIS
  EVENING. VISIBILITIES WILL DECREASE THIS AFTERNOON AS BOTH SNOW
  AND WINDS INCREASE. LOW VISIBILITIES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITY WILL BE VERY POOR AND SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE
  INTO DRIFTS. WHITEOUT CONDITIONS SHOULD BE EXPECTED. TRAVEL AND
  OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS IN
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND VERY POOR VISIBILITIES ARE
OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

&&

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AKZ214-182000-
/O.CON.PAFG.WW.Y.0254.000000T0000Z-150418T2000Z/
YUKON DELTA-
INCLUDING...MOUNTAIN VILLAGE...EMMONAK...ALAKANUK...KOTLIK...
PILOT STATION...ST MARYS...SCAMMON BAY...MARSHALL...NUNAM IQUA...
PITKAS POINT
344 AM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKDT
TODAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKDT TODAY.

* SNOW...STORM TOTAL SNOW 3 TO 5 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW MIXING AT TIMES WITH RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
  MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF IN THE AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO REDUCE
  VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES THIS MORNING.
  VISIBILITIES WILL IMPROVE AS SNOW MIXES WITH RAIN AND AS WINDS
  DECREASE IN THE LATE MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT ONE OR MORE WINTER WEATHER
HAZARDS ARE EXPECTED TO CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

&&

$$


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