Northwest Arctic County, AK
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Weather Alerts: Northwest Arctic County, AK
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Blizzard Warning
AKZ209-192230-
/O.CAN.PAFG.BZ.W.0008.000000T0000Z-180221T0300Z/
/O.NEW.PAFG.BZ.W.0010.180219T1800Z-180221T0900Z/
Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley-
Including Kotzebue, Selawik, and Noorvik
517 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 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.

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Blizzard Warning
AKZ207-192230-
/O.CAN.PAFG.BZ.W.0008.000000T0000Z-180221T0300Z/
/O.NEW.PAFG.BZ.W.0010.180219T1800Z-180221T1500Z/
Chukchi Sea Coast-
Including Point Hope, Shishmaref, Kivalina, and Espenberg
517 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 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.

$$

Winter Storm Warning
AKZ210-192230-
/O.CAN.PAFG.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-180221T0300Z/
/O.NEW.PAFG.WS.W.0008.180219T2100Z-180221T1500Z/
Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula-
Including Buckland, Deering, Candle, Council, Haycock,
Pilgrim Springs, Serpentine Hot Springs, and Taylor
517 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM AKST
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult
travel conditions. Damage to power lines is possible. Total snow
accumulations of 4 to 6 inches expected.

* WHERE...Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula.

* WHEN...Noon today to 6 AM Wednesday. The strongest winds are
expected Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will
cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. This will make travel
very hazardous or impossible.

$$

Winter Storm Warning
AKZ217-192230-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-180221T0300Z/
Upper Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Ambler, Shungnak, and Kobuk
517 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult
travel conditions. Freezing rain is possible as well. Total
snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Upper Kobuk and Noatak Valleys.

* WHEN...from 6pm today until 6 PM Tuesday. Heavy snow and blowing
snow will will develop tonight and continue through Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will
cause areas of blowing and drifting snow with low visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are occurring. This will make travel
very hazardous or impossible.

$$

Winter Storm Warning
AKZ208-192230-
/O.CAN.PAFG.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-180221T0300Z/
/O.NEW.PAFG.WS.W.0008.180219T2100Z-180221T1500Z/
Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Noatak, Kiana, and Red Dog Mine
517 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM AKST
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow, blowing snow and local blizzard conditions
expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Damage to power
lines is possible. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches
are expected.

* WHERE...Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys.

* WHEN...Noon today to 6 AM Wednesday. The strongest winds are
expected Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will cause
areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. This will make travel
very hazardous or impossible.

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
AKZ218-200000-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WW.Y.0031.180220T0900Z-180221T1500Z/
Southeastern Brooks Range-
Including Arctic Village, Wiseman, Coldfoot, Chandalar DOT Camp,
and Iniakuk Lake
431 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 AM AKST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow with areas of poor visibility are
expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches.

* WHERE...Southeastern Brooks Range north of Coldfoot.

* WHEN...Midnight tonight to 6 AM Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will
cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. The
latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
AKZ216-192230-
/O.EXB.PAFG.WW.Y.0030.180220T0300Z-180220T1500Z/
Lower Koyukuk and Middle Yukon Valleys-
Including Galena, Nulato, Huslia, Kaltag, Ruby, and Koyukuk
517 AM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM AKST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and freezing rain expected. Plan on difficult travel
conditions. Total snow accumulations of 4 inches are expected.
Ice accumulation of less than one tenth of an inch are
expected.

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

* WHEN...6 PM today to 6 AM Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will cause
areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause travel difficulties.

$$

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