North Slope Borough County, AK
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Coastal Flood Warning
AKZ202-290300-
/O.EXT.PAFG.CF.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150829T0300Z/
NORTHERN ARCTIC COAST-
INCLUDING...BARROW...ALAKTAK...PITT POINT...NULAVIK
1155 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM AKDT THIS
EVENING...

THE COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM AKDT THIS
EVENING.

* WAVES AND SURF...SEAS OF 6 TO 8 FEET BREAKING IN THE SURF ZONE AND
FORCING WATER ASHORE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING UP TO 30 MPH. WINDS WILL DIMINISH
GRADUALLY STARTING AFTER 4 PM.

* TIMING...THE STORM SURGE PEAKED THURSDAY EVENING AND WILL
CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY DIMINISH TODAY.

* LOCATION...BARROW.

* IMPACTS...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS OCCURRING. MOST ROADS NEAR
THE SHORE ARE CLOSED...INCLUDING SECTIONS OF STEVENSON
STREET...AND EBEN HOPSON. THE BERM IS STILL BEING REBUILT ALONG
STEVENSON STREET WITH STEVENSON STREET CLOSED IN MOST PLACES.
WATER CONTINUES TO PUSH UP TO THE TOP OF THE BEACH CAUSING
BEACH EROSION.

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.

&&

$$

High Surf Advisory
AKZ207-290315-
/O.CON.PAFG.SU.Y.0003.150829T1400Z-150830T2000Z/
CHUKCHI SEA COAST-
INCLUDING...POINT HOPE...SHISHMAREF...KIVALINA...ESPENBERG
1155 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO
NOON AKDT SUNDAY...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO NOON
AKDT SUNDAY.

* LOCATION...THE NORTHERN SEWARD PENINSULA COAST FROM SHISHMAREF
WEST. THIS INCLUDES THE VILLAGE OF SHISHMAREF.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 20 TO 30
MPH SATURDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH NOON SUNDAY BEFORE
BEGINNING TO DIMINISH.

* WAVES AND SURF...SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET BREAKING OFFSHORE. A STORM
SURGE OF ABOUT 1 FOOT IS EXPECTED.

* TIMING...HIGH SURF CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SATURDAY
MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE
BEGINNING TO SUBSIDE SLOWLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION IS
EXPECTED. PRECAUTIONS SHOULD BE TAKEN TO PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&

$$

High Surf Advisory
AKZ201-290300-
/O.EXT.PAFG.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150829T0300Z/
WESTERN ARCTIC COAST-
INCLUDING...WAINWRIGHT...ATQASUK...POINT LAY...CAPE LISBURNE
1155 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM AKDT THIS
EVENING...

THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM AKDT THIS
EVENING.

* WAVES AND SURF...WILL PUSH WATER UP TO THE TOP OF THE BEACH
AND CAUSE BEACH EROSION.

* TIMING...HIGH SURF WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 7 PM TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION IS
EXPECTED. PRECAUTIONS SHOULD BE TAKEN TO PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
AKZ206-291400-
/O.UPG.PAFG.WS.A.0011.150829T0200Z-150830T0200Z/
/O.NEW.PAFG.WS.W.0017.150829T0200Z-150830T0200Z/
NORTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING...ANAKTUVUK PASS...ATIGUN PASS...GALBRAITH LAKE...
SAGWON...FRANKLIN BLUFFS
101 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
AKDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM AKDT SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* LOCATION...ABOVE 2000 FEET.

* SNOW...WITH STORM TOTAL 3 TO 6 INCHES...HEAVIEST IN ATIGUN PASS.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE AGAIN THIS EVENING. AN
ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES IS EXPECTED
TONIGHT...AND ANOTHER 1 TO 3 INCHES SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS ONE OR MORE SIGNIFICANT WINTER
WEATHER HAZARDS ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

&&

$$
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