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Blizzard Warning

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Wed 05/15/2024 09:59 AM EDT

End Time

Wed 05/15/2024 10:00 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Tin City, AK ∙ Shishmaref Alaska Native Village Statistical Area, AK ∙ Wales, AK ∙ Brevig Mission Alaska Native Village Statistical Area, AK ∙ Devil Mountain Lakes, AK ∙ Tin City, AK ∙ Teller Alaska Native Village Statistical Area, AK ∙ Wales Airport, AK ∙ Arctic Lagoon, AK ∙ Shishmaref Inlet, AK

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Fairbanks AK 559 AM AKDT Wed May 15 2024 ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Blizzard conditions. Total snow accumulations of up to 6 inches. Winds gusting as high as 75 mph. * WHERE...Bering Strait Coast. * WHEN...Until 6 PM AKDT this evening. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. 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 extremely difficult. &&

Technical Header

AKZ820-821-160000- /O.CON.PAFG.BZ.W.0030.000000T0000Z-240516T0200Z/ Shishmaref-Bering Strait Coast- Including Shishmaref, Diomede, Wales, Brevig Mission, and Teller 559 AM AKDT Wed May 15 2024