Haines Borough and Lynn Canal Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 4:35 AM AKST on January 30, 2015

...Strong outflow winds expected this weekend...

Cold Arctic high pressure moving into the southern Yukon will cause strong northerly outflow winds Saturday into Sunday. Gusts in excess of 45 to 55 mph are expected near interior passes like Lynn Canal...Taku Inlet...Disenchantment Bay...the passes east of Yakutat and the stikine River Valley. A mountain wave wind event is also expected for downtown Juneau and Douglas this weekend with gusts increasing throughout the day Saturday and peaking around 50 to 55 mph Saturday night and early Sunday.

Impacts. Expect some flying debris and sea spray in higher gusts. Wind may also cause tree branches to fall onto power lines disrupting power.

Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite local weather news source for updates on the progress of the wind.

435 am akst Fri Jan 30 2015

...Strong outflow winds expected this weekend...

Cold Arctic high pressure moving into the southern Yukon will cause strong northerly outflow winds Saturday into Sunday. Gusts in excess of 45 to 55 mph are expected near interior passes like Lynn Canal...Taku Inlet...Disenchantment Bay...the passes east of Yakutat and the stikine River Valley. A mountain wave wind event is also expected for downtown Juneau and Douglas this weekend with gusts increasing throughout the day Saturday and peaking around 50 to 55 mph Saturday night and early Sunday.

Impacts. Expect some flying debris and sea spray in higher gusts. Wind may also cause tree branches to fall onto power lines disrupting power.

Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite local weather news source for updates on the progress of the wind.

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