North Slope County, AK
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Weather Alerts: North Slope County, AK
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Blizzard Warning
AKZ202-260300-
/O.UPG.PAFG.WW.Y.0033.000000T0000Z-170226T2100Z/
/O.NEW.PAFG.BZ.W.0008.170226T0000Z-170227T0300Z/
Northern Arctic Coast-
Including Barrow, Alaktak, Pitt Point, and Nulavik
400 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM
AKST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Blizzard
Warning which is in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 6 PM AKST
Sunday. The Winter Weather Advisory is no longer in effect.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility to near zero at times.

* VISIBILITY...Near zero at times.

* WINDS...East winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph.

* SNOW...Additional snowfall of 3 to 5 inches.

* TIMING...Snow and blowing snow will continue through early this
afternoon. Winds and snow will increase later this afternoon and
early evening with conditions deteriorating rapidly this evening
and remaining poor through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Visibility will be greatly reduced and snow will
accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions may occur. Travel
and outdoor activities will be 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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Blizzard Warning
AKZ201-260300-
/O.UPG.PAFG.BZ.A.0004.170225T2100Z-170227T0000Z/
/O.NEW.PAFG.BZ.W.0008.170225T2100Z-170227T0300Z/
Western Arctic Coast-
Including Wainwright, Atqasuk, Point Lay, and Cape Lisburne
400 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM AKST
SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Blizzard
Warning which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM AKST Sunday.
The Blizzard Watch is no longer in effect.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility to near zero at times.

* VISIBILITY...Near zero at times.

* WINDS...East winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

* SNOW...3 to 7 inches.

* TIMING...Snow and winds will increase Saturday afternoon with
the strongest winds and the worst visibility expected Saturday
evening and early Sunday morning. Conditions are expected to
improve late Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Visibility will be very poor and snow will
accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions may occur. Travel
and outdoor activities will be 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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Winter Storm Warning
AKZ217-260000-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170226T1500Z/
Upper Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Ambler, Shungnak, and Kobuk
444 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
SUNDAY...

* SNOW...An additional 8 to 14 inches.

* TIMING...Another round of heavy snow will develop this morning,
and will continue into early Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. Travel and
outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means one or more significant winter
weather hazards are occurring or expected.

&&

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Winter Storm Warning
AKZ207-260000-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0008.170225T1500Z-170226T1500Z/
Chukchi Sea Coast-
Including Point Hope, Shishmaref, Kivalina, and Espenberg
444 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...North of Cape Krusenstern

* SNOW...5 to 10 inches.

* WINDS...Southeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* VISIBILITY...One half mile or less at times.

* TIMING...Snow will develop this morning and will become heavy at
times late this morning and afternoon. Winds will also increase
this morning with the strongest winds and worst visibilities in
blowing snow occurring from this afternoon through tonight.
Conditions will improve Sunday morning as winds subside.

* IMPACTS...Visibility will be greatly reduced. Travel and
outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means one or more significant winter
weather hazards are occurring or expected.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
AKZ208-260000-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170226T1500Z/
Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Noatak, Kiana, and Red Dog Mine
444 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
SUNDAY...

* SNOW...An additional 8 to 14 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility to one half mile or less at
times.

* WINDS...East 15 to 25 mph gusting to 40 mph.

* TIMING...Snow will develop this morning, and become heavy at
times from late this morning through this afternoon. The
strongest winds and lowest visibility will occur from late this
afternoon through tonight. Conditions will improve Sunday
morning.

* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. Travel and
outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means one or more significant winter
weather hazards are occurring or expected.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
AKZ218-261500-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0009.170225T2100Z-170226T2100Z/
Southeastern Brooks Range-
Including Arctic Village, Wiseman, Coldfoot, Chandalar DOT Camp,
and Iniakuk Lake
929 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST
SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...From Chandalar Lake west.

* SNOW...6 to 10 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility to one half or less at
times.

* WINDS...South winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* TIMING...Snow will develop early this afternoon. Snow will be
heavy at times Saturday evening into early Sunday before
tapering off late Sunday morning. Winds will increase and
blowing snow will develop Saturday afternoon and persist through
Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Visibility may be greatly reduced. Travel and
outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means one or more significant winter
weather hazards are occurring or expected.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
AKZ204-260300-
/O.EXB.PAFG.WW.Y.0035.170226T0300Z-170227T0300Z/
Eastern Beaufort Sea Coast-
Including Kaktovik and Flaxman Island
400 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow which is in effect
from 6 PM this evening to 6 PM AKST Sunday.

* SNOW...1 to 2 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility one half mile or less at
times.

* WINDS...East winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* TIMING...Snow and winds will increase Saturday evening and
persist through late Sunday evening. The strongest winds and
lowest visibilities in blowing snow are expected Saturday night
and Sunday morning.


* IMPACTS...Visibility will be greatly reduced and snow will
accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions may occur. Travel
and outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that one or more winter weather
hazards are expected to cause travel difficulties.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
AKZ205-260300-
/O.EXT.PAFG.WW.Y.0035.170225T2100Z-170227T0300Z/
Northwestern Brooks Range-
Including Singiluk and Umiat
400 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM
AKST SUNDAY...

* SNOW...3 to 7 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility one half mile or less at
times.

* WINDS...Southeast becoming southwest at 15 to 30 mph with gusts
to 40 mph through the Brooks Range passes.

* TIMING...Snow and winds will increase this afternoon and persist
through noon Sunday. The strongest winds and lowest visibilities
in blowing snow are expected Saturday night.


* IMPACTS...Visibility will be greatly reduced and snow will
accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions may occur. Travel
and outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that one or more winter weather
hazards are expected to cause travel difficulties.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
AKZ203-260300-
/O.CAN.PAFG.WW.Y.0033.000000T0000Z-170226T2100Z/
/O.EXB.PAFG.WW.Y.0035.170226T0300Z-170227T0300Z/
Central Beaufort Sea Coast-
Including Nuiqsut, Prudhoe Bay, Alpine, Deadhorse, and Kuparuk
400 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow which is in effect
from 6 PM this evening to 6 PM AKST Sunday.

* WINDS...East winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility to one half mile or less at
times.

* SNOW...Additional snowfall of 3 to 5 inches.

* TIMING...Snow and blowing snow will diminish this morning with
conditions improving through the late morning. Winds and snow
will increase again late this afternoon and early evening with
conditions deteriorating rapidly this evening and remaining
poor through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Visibility will be greatly reduced and snow will
accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions may occur. Travel
and outdoor activities will be difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that one or more winter weather
hazards are expected to cause travel difficulties.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
AKZ206-260300-
/O.EXT.PAFG.WW.Y.0035.170225T2100Z-170227T0300Z/
Northeastern Brooks Range-
Including Anaktuvuk Pass, Atigun Pass, Galbraith Lake, Sagwon,
and Franklin Bluffs
400 AM AKST Sat Feb 25 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM
AKST SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...Brooks Range passes.

* SNOW...3 to 7 inches.

* BLOWING SNOW...Reducing visibility one half mile or less at
times.

* WINDS...Southeast becoming southwest at 15 to 30 mph with gusts
to 40 mph through the Brooks Range passes.

* TIMING...Snow and winds will increase Saturday afternoon and
persist through noon Sunday. The strongest winds and lowest
visibilities in blowing snow are expected Saturday night.


* IMPACTS...Visibility will be greatly reduced and snow will
accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions may occur. Travel
and outdoor activities will be difficult.

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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