Minchumina, AK

7:21 AM AKST on February 28, 2015 (GMT -0900)
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Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 4:26 AM AKST on February 28, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect from 3 PM this afternoon
to 6 am akst Sunday...

The Winter Weather Advisory for snow... blowing snow... and winds
is now in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 6 am akst Sunday.

* Blowing snow... reducing visibility to one half mile or less.

* Snow... 2 to 3 inches.

* Winds... west 15 to 30 mph with gusts to local gusts to 40 mph.
On summits... west winds gusting to 40 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase rapidly late this afternoon. Strong
winds and blowing snow will continue through the evening.
Conditions will improve after midnight tonight as winds
diminish and snow ends.

* Impacts... visibility will be greatly reduced and snow will
accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions may occur. Travel
and outdoor activities will be difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that one or more winter weather
hazards are expected to cause travel difficulties.





Special Statement
Statement as of 6:53 AM AKST on February 28, 2015

... Strong and gusty winds with snow and blowing snow will
begin late this afternoon...

A strong cold front moving eastward across the Alaska interior
will generate strong and gusty winds... along with snow and blowing
snow. Winds gusting to as high as 40 to 45 mph are expected
at valley levels. Winds of 30 to 50 mph are expected on
the higher summits on the Steese Highway. Winds gusting to
40 mph are expected over summits on the Elliott and temperatures
will fall sharply tonight after the frontal passage. Blizzard
conditions may occur over higher summits on the Dalton... Steese... and
Elliott highways. Blowing and drifting snow will likely make
these roads impassable over the higher summits. Travel over these
highways should be postponed until the winds subside and the snow
ends.

People should postpone any travel into the back country
until the winds subside. In the Fairbanks area... strong
wind gusts could down trees and cause power outages.

Rf


653 am akst Sat Feb 28 2015

... Strong and gusty winds with snow and blowing snow will
begin late this afternoon...

A strong cold front moving eastward across the Alaska interior
will generate strong and gusty winds... along with snow and blowing
snow. Winds gusting to as high as 40 to 45 mph are expected
at valley levels. Winds of 30 to 50 mph are expected on
the higher summits on the Steese Highway. Winds gusting to
40 mph are expected over summits on the Elliott and temperatures
will fall sharply tonight after the frontal passage. Blizzard
conditions may occur over higher summits on the Dalton... Steese... and
Elliott highways. Blowing and drifting snow will likely make
these roads impassable over the higher summits. Travel over these
highways should be postponed until the winds subside and the snow
ends.

People should postpone any travel into the back country
until the winds subside. In the Fairbanks area... strong
wind gusts could down trees and cause power outages.

Rf