Northwest Arctic County, AK
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Weather Alerts: Northwest Arctic County, AK
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Blizzard Warning
AKZ207-190200-
/O.EXT.PAFG.BZ.W.0013.171119T0000Z-171120T0000Z/
Chukchi Sea Coast-
Including Point Hope, Shishmaref, Kivalina, and Espenberg
507 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
3 PM AKST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Travel will be very
dangerous to impossible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8
inches are expected.

* WHERE...Chukchi Sea Coast.

* WHEN...3 PM today to 3 PM Sunday. Blizzard conditions are
expected to develop late this afternoon and remain through
Sunday. The worst conditions are expected late tonight.
Conditions are expected to improve Sunday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 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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Blizzard Warning
AKZ209-190200-
/O.EXT.PAFG.BZ.W.0013.171119T0000Z-171120T0000Z/
Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley-
Including Kotzebue, Selawik, and Noorvik
507 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
3 PM AKST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Travel will be very
dangerous to impossible. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4
inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley.

* WHEN...3 PM today to 3 PM Sunday. Blizzard conditions are
expected to develop this evening and remain through Sunday. The
worst conditions are expected late tonight. Conditions are
expected to improve Sunday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 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.

$$

Blizzard Warning
AKZ210-190200-
/O.EXT.PAFG.BZ.W.0013.171119T0000Z-171120T0000Z/
Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula-
Including Buckland, Deering, Candle, Council, Haycock,
Pilgrim Springs, Serpentine Hot Springs, and Taylor
507 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
3 PM AKST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Travel will be very
dangerous to impossible. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12
inches are expected.

* WHERE...Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula. Blizzard
conditions are expected to develop late this afternoon and
remain through Sunday. The worst conditions are expected late
tonight. Conditions are expected to improve Sunday afternoon.

* WHEN...3 PM today to 3 PM Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 40 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.

$$

Winter Storm Watch
AKZ216-190200-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.A.0010.171119T0600Z-171120T0000Z/
Lower Koyukuk and Middle Yukon Valleys-
Including Galena, Nulato, Huslia, Kaltag, Ruby, and Koyukuk
507 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Total
snow accumulations of 4 to 12 inches, are possible. Heaviest
snow near the Nulato Hills south of Galena and Ruby.

* WHERE...Lower Koyukuk and Middle Yukon Valleys.

* WHEN...From this evening through Sunday afternoon. Heavy snow
will develop this evening and continue into Sunday. Snow will
taper off Sunday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 25 mph will cause
areas of blowing and drifting snow.

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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