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Blizzards, etc. Feb 2015 through May of 2016
« on: February 07, 2015, 04:14:33 PM »
http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=usa&wwa=Blizzard Warning

Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...RESENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
156 PM AKST SAT FEB 7 2015

AKZ204-080700-
/O.CON.PAFG.BZ.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150208T2100Z/
EASTERN BEAUFORT SEA COAST-
INCLUDING...KAKTOVIK...FLAXMAN ISLAND
156 PM AKST SAT FEB 7 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST SUNDAY...

A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST SUNDAY.

* VISIBILITY...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITY TO NEAR
  ZERO AT TIMES.

* WINDS...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* WIND CHILL...TO 50 BELOW.

* SNOW...UP TO 1 INCH ACCUMULATION.

* TIMING...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
  SUNDAY MORNING. SLOWLY IMPROVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS WINDS BEGIN AS WINDS BEGIN TO DECREASE.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE DIFFICULT DUE
  TO REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW. EXPOSED FLESH WILL
  FREEZE IN A SHORT TIME RESULTING IN FROSTBITE.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
500 AM AKST SAT FEB 7 2015

AKZ171-080300-
/O.UPG.PAFC.BZ.A.0002.150208T0000Z-150208T1500Z/
/O.NEW.PAFC.BZ.W.0002.150208T0600Z-150208T1800Z/
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...KODIAK CITY
500 AM AKST SAT FEB 7 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM AKST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM AKST
SUNDAY. THE BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SNOW...4 TO 9 INCHES.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* WIND...NORTH 25 TO 40 MPH EXCEPT 40 TO 55 MPH ALONG SHELIKOF
  STRAIT.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP TODAY. STEADY SNOW WILL THEN
  MOVE IN FROM THE GULF THIS EVENING AND SPREAD WESTWARD ACROSS
  THE ISLAND OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL INCREASE AS THE STEADY SNOW
  ARRIVES RESULTING IN BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. TEMPERATURES WILL
  WARM AND WINDS WILL DIMINISH SUNDAY MORNING LEADING TO IMPROVING
  VISIBILITIES.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW
  MAY PRODUCE WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES. DRIVING MAY BECOME
  VERY DIFFICULT.

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 WHITE-OUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL VERY DIFFICULT. ALL TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR
ACTIVITY IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED.

&&

$$