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Wind Chill Advisory

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Tue 02/23/2021 08:37 AM EST

End Time

Tue 02/23/2021 07:00 PM EST

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Low impact

Locations Affected

Wainwright Alaska Native Village Statistical Area, AK ∙ Solivik Island, AK ∙ Atqasuk, AK ∙ Cape Sabine, AK ∙ Wainwright Airport, AK ∙ Point Lay Alaska Native Village Statistical Area, AK ∙ Atqasuk Edward Burnell Sr Memorial Airport, AK ∙ Cape Lisburne Afs, AK ∙ Wainwright, AK ∙ Point Lay, AK

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Fairbanks AK 437 AM AKST Tue Feb 23 2021 AKZ201-232100- /O.CON.PAFG.WC.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-210224T0000Z/ Western Arctic Coast- Including Wainwright, Atqasuk, Point Lay, and Cape Lisburne 437 AM AKST Tue Feb 23 2021 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM AKST THIS AFTERNOON... * WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Expect wind chills as cold as 55 below zero. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin. * WHERE...Western Arctic Coast. * WHEN...Until 3 PM today. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and sustained wind speeds of 15 mph or more will create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken.