Western Arctic Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 6:42 AM AKST Dec. 12, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 3 PM akst
Thursday...

* what... snow and blowing snow occurring with near blizzard
conditions at times. Plan on difficult travel conditions.
Additional snow accumulations of up to two inches are expected.

* Where... western Arctic coast.

* When... until 3 PM Thursday. Visibilities have improved slightly
this morning, but are expected to drop to near zero again on
Wednesday morning. The strongest winds and lowest visibility are
expected to be Wednesday through Wednesday night.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 45 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 occurring. This will make travel
hazardous.




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