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Blizzard Warning

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Thu 04/08/2021 03:25 AM EDT

End Time

Thu 04/08/2021 11:00 AM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Tununak Alaska Native Village Statistical Area, AK ∙ Nunavakpak Lake, AK ∙ Punoarat Point, AK ∙ Nightmute, AK ∙ Napakiak Alaska Native Village Statistical Area, AK ∙ Tuluksak, AK ∙ Datheekook Point, AK ∙ Baird Inlet, AK ∙ Napaskiak Alaska Native Village Statistical Area, AK ∙ Cape Manning, AK

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Anchorage AK 1125 PM AKDT Wed Apr 7 2021 AKZ155-081500- /O.CON.PAFC.BZ.W.0011.000000T0000Z-210408T1500Z/ Kuskokwim Delta- Including the cities of Bethel, Hooper Bay, and Nunivak Island 1125 PM AKDT Wed Apr 7 2021 ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM AKDT THURSDAY FOR THE KUSKOKWIM DELTA... * WHAT...Blizzard conditions occurring. North winds gusting up to 55 mph near the coast. Visibilities reduced to one quarter mile at times. * WHERE...Kuskokwim Delta. * WHEN...From 8 AM Wednesday to 7 AM AKDT Thursday. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The worst conditions and longest duration of blizzard conditions will be along the coast. Snowfall will taper off from west to east overnight, but the blizzard conditions will persist due to continued strong northerly winds. 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 whiteout conditions, making travel very hazardous. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle. &&