Western Arctic Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:17 PM AKDT Oct. 16, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from noon Tuesday to
6 am akdt Wednesday...

* what... snow showers and blowing snow developing with winds
gusting to 40 mph that will reduce visibility of one half mile
or less at times. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are

* Where... western Arctic coast.

* When... noon Tuesday to 6 am Wednesday.

* Additional details... conditions will develop in the morning as a
rapidly developing low moves to the central Arctic coast. Strong
gusty winds will produce brief heavy snow squalls, with blowing
and drifting snow with periods of very low visibility.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest Road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

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