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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 04:00 PM EST

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Low impact

Locations Affected

Atqasuk Edward Burnell Sr Memorial Airport, AK ∙ Nuiqsut, AK ∙ Cape Lisburne Afs, AK ∙ McClure Islands, AK ∙ Wainwright, AK ∙ Harrison Bay, AK ∙ Jones Islands, AK ∙ Point Lay, AK ∙ Peard Bay, AK ∙ Nuiqsut Alaska Native Village Statistical Area, AK

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Fairbanks AK 437 AM AKST Tue Feb 23 2021 AKZ203-232100- /O.CON.PAFG.WC.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-210223T2100Z/ Central Beaufort Sea Coast- Including Nuiqsut, Prudhoe Bay, Alpine, Deadhorse, and Kuparuk 437 AM AKST Tue Feb 23 2021 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST TODAY... * 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...Central Beaufort Sea Coast. * WHEN...Until noon 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.