Northwest Arctic County, AK
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Weather Alerts: Northwest Arctic County, AK
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Blizzard Warning
AKZ205-222100-
/O.CON.PAFG.BZ.W.0015.000000T0000Z-171122T2100Z/
Northwestern Brooks Range-
Including Singiluk and Umiat
339 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST TODAY...

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

* WHERE...Northwestern Brooks Range.

* WHEN...Until noon today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 45 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. The latest road
conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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Blizzard Warning
AKZ207-222100-
/O.CON.PAFG.BZ.W.0014.000000T0000Z-171122T2100Z/
Chukchi Sea Coast-
Including Point Hope, Shishmaref, Kivalina, and Espenberg
353 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST TODAY...

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

* WHERE...Chukchi Sea Coast.

* WHEN...Until noon today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 55 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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Coastal Flood Advisory
AKZ209-222100-
/O.CON.PAFG.CF.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-171123T0300Z/
BALDWIN PENINSULA AND SELAWIK VALLEY-
INCLUDING KOTZEBUE, SELAWIK, AND NOORVIK
340 AM AKST WED NOV 22 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...BALDWIN PENINSULA AND KOTZEBUE.

* COASTAL FLOODING...STORM SURGE AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO RAISE
SEA LEVELS 5 TO 6 FEET ABOVE NORMAL. EXPECT ADDITIONAL WAVE
RUN UP ALONG EXPOSED COASTLINES.

* TIMING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
MPH. SEAS WILL SLOWLY FALL THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...AS THE STORM WEAKENS IMPACTS TO TRAVEL WILL DIMINISH
THROUGH THE DAY. RESIDENTS SHOULD USE CAUTION AS THEY MOVE
AROUND THE AREA AND BE ALERT TO DAMAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

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Coastal Flood Warning
AKZ207-222100-
/O.CON.PAFG.CF.W.0006.000000T0000Z-171123T0300Z/
CHUKCHI SEA COAST-
INCLUDING POINT HOPE, SHISHMAREF, KIVALINA, AND ESPENBERG
340 AM AKST WED NOV 22 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...THE CHUKCHI SEA COAST.

* COASTAL FLOODING...STORM SURGE AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO RAISE
SEA LEVELS 4 TO 6 FEET ABOVE NORMAL HIGH TIDE LINE. EXPECT
ADDITIONAL WAVE RUN UP ALONG EXPOSED COASTLINES.

* TIMING...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 45 MPH DIMINISH TO 15 TO
25 MPH BY NOON TODAY AND SEAS WILL START TO SLOWLY FALL.

* IMPACTS...AS THE STORM WEAKENS IMPACTS TO TRAVEL WILL DIMINISH
THROUGH THE DAY. RESIDENTS SHOULD USE CAUTION AS THEY MOVE
AROUND THE AREA AND BE ALERT TO DAMAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT RISING SEA WATER THAT CAUSES
FLOODING IS EXPECTED. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD
BE ALERT FOR RISING WATER AND TAKE ACTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND
PROPERTY.

&&

$$

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