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Wind Chill Advisory

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Fri 01/11/2019 06:39 PM EST

End Time

Sat 01/12/2019 10:00 AM EST

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Low impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Fairbanks AK 239 PM AKST Fri Jan 11 2019 AKZ218-121500- /O.CAN.PAFG.WC.W.0001.000000T0000Z-190112T0300Z/ /O.NEW.PAFG.WC.Y.0009.190111T2339Z-190112T1500Z/ Southeastern Brooks Range- Including Arctic Village, Wiseman, Coldfoot, Chandalar DOT Camp, and Iniakuk Lake 239 PM AKST Fri Jan 11 2019 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST SATURDAY... ...WIND CHILL WARNING IS CANCELLED... * WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Expect wind chills to range from 40 below zero to 55 below zero. * WHERE...Southeastern Brooks Range from the Dalton Highway west. * WHEN...Now to 6 AM Saturday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The cold wind chill will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. 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.