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Winter Storm Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Sat 08/06/2022 02:00 AM EDT

End Time

Sun 08/07/2022 08:00 AM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Anaktuvuk Pass Alaska Native Village Statistical Area, AK ∙ Mount Chamberlin, AK ∙ Anaktuvuk Pass, AK ∙ Lake Schrader, AK ∙ Chandler Lake, AK ∙ Lake Peters, AK ∙ Cockedhat Mountain, AK ∙ Mount Michelson, AK

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Fairbanks AK 353 AM AKDT Fri Aug 5 2022 AKZ206-060100- /O.UPG.PAFG.WS.A.0011.220806T0500Z-220807T0600Z/ /O.NEW.PAFG.WS.W.0009.220806T0600Z-220807T1200Z/ Northeastern Brooks Range- Including Anaktuvuk Pass, Atigun Pass, Galbraith Lake, Sagwon, and Franklin Bluffs 353 AM AKDT Fri Aug 5 2022 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM AKDT SUNDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 8 inches are possible above 3000 feet, with 2 to 4 inches from 2000 to 3000 feet. * WHERE...Northeastern Brooks Range above 2000 feet. * WHEN...10 PM today to 4 AM Sunday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Significant reductions in visibility are possible. Rain will develop today and change to snow late tonight. Snow will continue through Saturday night before tapering off. Snow will be heavy at times with low visibility. This will make travel on the Dalton Highway over Atigun Pass difficult from late tonight through Saturday night. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected. This will make travel very difficult or impossible. The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.