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Winter Weather Advisory

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Tue 02/23/2021 08:37 AM EST

End Time

Tue 02/23/2021 04:00 PM EST

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Moderate impact

Locations Affected

Arey Island, AK ∙ Barter Island WSO Airport, AK ∙ Konganevik Point, AK ∙ Kaktovik, AK ∙ Camden Bay, AK ∙ Kaktovik Alaska Native Village Statistical Area, AK ∙ Brownlow Point, AK ∙ Demarcation Point, AK ∙ Barter Island, AK ∙ Flaxman Island, AK

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Fairbanks AK 437 AM AKST Tue Feb 23 2021 AKZ204-232100- /O.CON.PAFG.WW.Y.0033.000000T0000Z-210223T2100Z/ Eastern Beaufort Sea Coast- Including Kaktovik and Flaxman Island 437 AM AKST Tue Feb 23 2021 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST TODAY... * WHAT...Blowing snow and very cold wind chills expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions at times. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow reducing the visibility to one half mile or less at times. Very cold wind chills as low as 55 below zero will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin. * WHERE...Eastern Beaufort Sea Coast. * WHEN...Until noon today. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. Cold wind chills as low as 55 below zero will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory for blowing snow means periods of blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.